Unlike most business dictionaries, which address a specific discipline, The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms covers the entire spectrum of business terminology. In clear language it defines over 6,000 terms drawn from the areas of investing, finance,marketing, law, real estate,management, economics, accounting, insurance, and international business.
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