Business Dictionary :
Vigorous, VIP, Visa,
Visible, Visit and Visitor
Vigorous : adjective : energetic or very active
• We are planning a vigorous publicity campaign.
VIP : VERY IMPORTANT PERSON
VIP Lounge = special room at an airport for important travellers
• We laid on VIP treatment for our visitors.
• We gave our visitors a VIP reception.
• We arranged for our visitors to be looked after and entertained well.
Visa : noun : special document or special stamp in a passport which allows someone to enter a country
• You will need a visa before you go to the USA.
• He filled in his visa application form.
Entry Visa = visa allowing someone to enter a country
Multiple Entry Visa : visa allowing someone to enter a country many times
Tourist Visa = visa which allows a person to visit a country for a short time on holiday
Transit Visa = visa which allows someone to spend a short time in one country while travelling to another country
Visible : adjective : anything which can be seen
Visible Imports or Exports = real products which are imported or exported
Visit : noun : short stay in a place
• We are expecting a visit from our German agents.
• He is on a business visit to London.
• We had a visit from the VAT inspector.
Visit : verb : to go to a place or to see someone for a short time
• He spent a week in Scotland visiting clients in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
• The trade delegation visited the Ministry of Commerce.
Visitor : noun : person who visits
• The chairman showed the Japanese visitors round the factory.
Visitors' Bureau = office which deals with visitors' questions
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