Essential Business English Vocabulary List: You Must Need To Know

  • advantage: favorable or superior position
  • advertise: describe or draw attention to something for promotion
  • advice: guidance or recommendations
  • agenda: a list of items to be discussed at a formal meeting
  • authorization: official permission
  • bill: a piece of paper money
  • brand: a product of a particular company under a particular name
  • budget: an estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time
  • capital : money or possessions that can be used for business purposes
  • change: coins as opposed to paper currency
  • commission: money paid for commercial transaction
  • competition: making an effort to gain or win something against others
  • competitor: one that is engaged in commercial or economic competition with others
  • confirmation: the truth or correctness
  • costs: an amount that has to be paid or spent to buy something
  • creditor: a person or company to whom money is owed
  • customer: one that buys goods or services
  • deadline: the latest time or date
  • debt: something, typically money, that is owed
  • debtor: one that owes a sum of money
  • decision: a conclusion after thinking about something
  • decrease: become smaller or fewer
  • deficit: spending more money than the money received
  • delivery: to bring and hand over to the recipient
  • department: a division of a large organization
  • difference: being not the same
  • disadvantage: an bad circumstance or condition
  • Discount: price reduction
  • distribution: sharing among recipients
  • drop: let or make (something) fall vertically
  • employ: give work to (someone) and pay them for it
  • employee: worker
  • employer: patron
  • encourage: give support, confidence, or hope
  • enquiry: asking for information
  • environment: the surroundings or conditions
  • equipment: the necessary items
  • establish: set up
  • estimate: roughly calculate or judge
  • exchange: giving one thing and receiving another in return
  • experience: knowledge or skill from doing or seeing something
  • explanation: a statement to make something clear
  • extend: cover a larger area
  • facilities: necessities for doing something
  • factory: a building where goods are manufactured
  • feedback: information about reactions
  • fund: provide with money
  • get worse: become more severe
  • goal: target, aim
  • goods: merchandise or possessions
  • growth: the process of increasing in physical size
  • guarantee: a formal promise or assurance
  • improve: make or become better
  • improvement: instance of getting better
  • increase: instance of growing
  • industry: economic activity of processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods
  • inform: give facts or information; tell
  • install: place or fix in position ready for use
  • instructions: tell someone how to make or use something
  • interest: money paid regularly at a particular rate for the use of money lent
  • inventory: a complete list of items such as property, goods in stock, or the contents of a building
  • invest: expend money with the expectation of achieving a profit or material
  • invoice: bill
  • join: link; connect
  • knowledge: facts, information, and skills acquired by a person
  • lend: grant the use of on the understanding that it shall be returned
  • limit: a point or level beyond which something does not or may not extend or pass
  • loss: having less or none of something
  • maintain: cause or enable to continue
  • manage: administer; run
  • margin: the edge or border of something
  • market: an area in which commercial dealings are conducted
  • mention: a reference to someone or something
  • objective: goal
  • obtain: get, acquire
  • offer: to provide or supply something
  • opinion: a view or judgement
  • option: a thing that may be chosen
  • order: give an authoritative direction; request something
  • organise: order
  • output: an amount that a person, machine, or organization produces
  • owe: have an obligation to pay or repay
  • own: possess
  • participate: take par
  • pay: give money that is due
  • payment: an amount paid or payable
  • penalty: punishment
  • permission: consent; authorization
  • possibility: a thing that may happen
  • preparation: making ready or being made ready
  • present: give something formally or ceremonially
  • prevent: keep from happening
  • price: the amount of money a sold item
  • process: a series of actions or steps taken for a particular end
  • produce: make or manufacture from components or raw materials
  • product: an article or substance that is manufactured or refined for sale
  • production: the action of making or manufacturing
  • profit: financial gain
  • promise: a declaration or assurance that one will do a particular thing
  • promotion: activities of advertising something; raising someone to a higher position
  • provide: make available for use; supply
  • purchase: get something by paying for it
  • raise: lift or move to a higher position or level
  • reach: stretch out in order to touch or grasp something
  • receive: get
  • reduce: make smaller or less in amount, degree, or size
  • reduction: making smaller or less in amount
  • refund: pay the money back
  • refuse: showing that one is not willing to do something
  • reject: refuse
  • remind: cause (someone) to remember someone or something
  • remove: take (something) away or off; eliminate
  • repairs: fixing or mending something
  • reply: a verbal or written answer
  • report: give a spoken or written account of something
  • resign: voluntarily leave a job or other position
  • respond: say something in reply
  • responsibility: something that it is your job or duty
  • result: a consequence, effect, or outcome of something
  • retailer: a person or shop that sells goods to the public
  • return: come or go back; give, put, or send (something) back
  • rise: go up; move from a lower position to a higher one
  • risk: a situation involving exposure to danger
  • salary: a fixed regular payment
  • sales: number of sold items;
  • schedule: programme; a plan for a process or procedure
  • sell: give or hand over (something) in exchange for money
  • separate: cause to move or be apart
  • share: one of the equal parts into which a capital of a company is divided
  • shipping: sending goods from one place to another
  • shorten: make or become shorter
  • signature: a letter or figure of a person’s identification in authorizing a document
  • stock: the goods or merchandise of a business for sale or distribution
  • success: accomplishment of an aim
  • suggestion: an idea or plan put forward for consideration
  • supply: provide; make something available
  • support: give assistance to
  • target: aim; goal
  • transaction: a business deal
  • transport: take or carry from one place to another

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