los negocios
-the businesses
See the entry for negocio.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (company)
a. business
Sophie maneja el negocio desde su casa.Sophie runs her business from home.
2. (establishment)
a. store
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En ese negocio venden artículos de oficina.That store sells office supplies.
b. shop
Su negocio tiene muchos clientes.Their shop has many clients.
3. (agreement)
a. deal
Hiciste un muy buen negocio con la venta de la casa.You pulled off a very good deal with the sale of the house.
b. transaction
Para formalizar el negocio, nuestros abogados redactarán un contrato.To formalize the transaction, our lawyers will draw up a contract.
4. (commerce)
a. business
James se dedica al negocio de los seguros.James is in the insurance business.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
a. business
Yo no sé; eso es negocio tuyo.I don't know; that's your business.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (commerce)
a. business
Los directivos se reunieron para hablar de negocios.The managers got together to talk business.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (empresa)
a. business
¿cómo va el negocio?how's business?
negocio familiarfamily business
el mundo de los negociosthe business world
se dedica a los negocioshe's in business
estoy aquí por cuestiones de negociosI'm here on business
2. (transacción)
a. deal, (business) transaction
(buen) negociogood deal, bargain
hacer negocioto do well
3. (fig)
¡mal negocio!that's a nasty business!
negocio redondogreat bargain, excellent deal
negocio sucioshady deal, dirty business
1 (Com) (Economía) (empresa) business; (tienda) shop; store; (EEUU)
el negocio del espectáculo show business; el negocio del libro the book trade; montar un negocio to set up o start a business; traspasar un negocio to transfer a business; sell a business
2 (transacción) deal; transaction
el negocio es el negocio business is business; hacer un buen negocio to pull off a good deal; ¡hiciste un buen negocio! that was a fine deal you did!; un negocio redondo a real bargain; a really good deal
comprar el piso fue un negocio redondo, lo compramos por 4 millones y lo vendimos por 12
cuidar de su propio negocio to look after one's own interests; look after number one
negocio sucio negocio turbio shady deal
3 negocios (Com) (Economía) business
; (s)
; (s)
el mundo de los negocios the business world; estar en viaje de negocios to be (away) on business; hablar de negocios to talk business; hombre/mujer de negocios businessman/businesswoman; retirarse de los negocios to retire from business
a malos negocios sombrero de copa one must make the best of a bad job
4 (asunto) affair
eso es negocio tuyo that's your affair; mal negocio bad business; ¡mal negocio! it looks bad!
5 (And) (S. Cone) (firma) firm; company; (casa) place of business
6 (And) (Caribe)
el negocio the fact; the truth; pero el negocio es que ... but the fact is that ...
7 (And) (cuento) tale; piece of gossip
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