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busi·ness·like / ˈbiznisˌlīk/ • adj. (of a person) carrying out tasks efficiently without wasting time or being distracted by personal or other concerns; systematic and practical. ∎  (of clothing, furniture, etc.) designed or appearing to be practical rather than decorative. ∎  excessively brisk or practical; severe or impersonal.

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