Glossary: Business with family requires trust

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Family business, illustrative stock photo.Family business, illustrative stock photo.(Source: Gabriel Kuchta)

As well as this special glossary, which relates to the articles Business with family requires trust and Saša Miklášová: Family businesses are doing fine, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

advantage – výhoda
basement – suterén
bond – väzba
bureaucracy – byrokracia
component – súčasť
comprise – zahŕňať
concern – týkať sa
contribute – prispieť
creative – kreatívny
customer need – potreba zákazníka
dedicate – venovať sa
dietary habit – stravovací návyk
disadvantage – nevýhoda
domestic – domáci
entrepreneurship – podnikanie
environment – prostredie
fall – pád
family member – člen rodiny
family tradition – rodinná tradícia
flavour – príchuť
founder – zakladateľ
funeral – pohreb
gain – získať
grandfather – starý otec
handmade – ručne vyrobený
ice lolly – nanuk
industry – priemysel
influence – ovplyvniť
innovative - inovatívny
invisibility – neviditeľnosť
knowledge – vedomosť
legislative anchoring – legislatívne ukotvenie
loan – pôžička
marriage – manželstvo
materialise – zhmotniť
maternity leave – materská dovolenka
mission – poslanie
mutual trust – vzájomná dôvera
natural – prirodzený
nursery – škôlka
part-time – čiastočný
perceive – vnímať
personal life – osobný život
popsicle-making business – biznis na výrobu lízatiek
present – darček
promoter – podporovateľ
proud – hrdý
provide – poskytnúť
rather – radšej
recently – nedávno
reflect – odzrkadliť sa
rename – premenovať
room for business – priestor pre podnikanie
satisfaction – uspokojenie
separate – oddelený
spread – nátierka
substantial part – podstatná časť
support – podpora
thankfully – našťastie
upfront cost – prvotný náklad
wedding – svadba
wide range – široká škála
worry – trápiť sa

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