manufacturing /ˌmænjuˈfæktʃərɪŋ/ (noun) the business or industry of producing goods in large quantities in factories, etc. Example: The company has established its first manufacturing base in Europe.
marketing /ˈmɑːrkɪtɪŋ/ (noun) the activity of presenting, advertising and selling a company’s products or services in the best possible way Example: Persuasion is one of the most valuable skills in marketing.
advertising /ˈædvərtaɪzɪŋ/ (noun) the activity and industry of advertising things to people on television, in newspapers, on the internet, etc. Example: Cigarette advertising has been banned.
publishing /ˈpʌblɪʃɪŋ/ (noun) the profession or business of preparing and printing books, magazines, CD-ROMs , etc. and selling or making them available to the public Example: a publishing house (= company)
accountancy /əˈkaʊntənsi/ (noun) the work or profession of an accountant Example: I spoke to my advisor and switched to accountancy for the next year.
occupation /ˌɑːkjuˈpeɪʃn/ (noun) a job or profession Example: Please state your name, age and occupation below.
broadcasting /ˈbrɔːdkæstɪŋ/ (noun) the business of making and sending out radio and television programmes Example: Do you consider broadcasting seriously?
healthcare /ˈhelθ ker/ (noun) the service of providing medical care Example: There are few more basic needs than efficient and safe healthcare provision.
mining /ˈmaɪnɪŋ/ (noun) the process of getting coal and other minerals from under the ground; the industry involved in this Example: My father has lots of experience in mining.
retail trade /ˈriːteɪl treɪd/ (noun) the activity of selling goods to the public, usually in stores Example: Various laws, often imposed by the states, restrained price competition in retail trade.
telecommunications /ˌtelikəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃn/ (noun) the technology of sending signals, images and messages over long distances by radio, phone, television, satellite, etc. Example: technological developments in telecommunications