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show biz

slang Show business. "Biz" is an informal shortening of "business." It can be quite grueling having to travel the country performing for audiences week in, week out, but that's show biz for you. Everyone in this town is looking to get into show biz in one way or , but it's just a pipe dream for most of them.
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show biz

n. show business. Anybody who can make a living in show biz has to be clever and talented.
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