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Difference between Businessman and Man of business

businessmana man who is engaged in business (running a commercial or industrial firm, etc.):

  • His father was a wellknown businessman in the city.

man of business

1. = businessman:

  • A man of business should be quick, decisive, and callous against small rubs.

2. (UK) a person’s agent or solicitor:

  • As her man of business, I immediately proceeded to examine her papers.