batch process (n.) production process based on converting a quantity of items at the same time批处理
batch size (n.) number of items in a batch批量
bear market (n.) period when share prices are falling熊市
[例] Unfortunately, you confronted bear market.
beat [ bi:t ] (v.) win over (someone) in a fight胜过
[例] We have beaten our competitors to be the first on the market.
[同义词] defeat, hit
behave (v.) act举止
[例] You should behave yourself when attending such important banquet.
below-the-line (adj.) below-the-line advertising; advertising which is not paid for页底的(广告)
[例] Below-the-line activities refers to sales promotion or marketing research which a marketing department buys directly.
benchmarking (n.) to measure (a rival's product) according to specified standards in order to compare it with and improve one's own product比较和改进自己的产品
[例] Benchmarking has become one of the fashionable words in current management discussion.
benefit1. (n.) advantage; profit 好处,利益
[例] It will be our mutual benefit to come to an agreement.
2. (n.) money provided as a right under a state or private insurance scheme, e.g. disability benefit.津贴,救济金
3. (v.) to profit, gain advantage from有益于,受益于
disability benefit (n.) payment made to a person unable to work because of permanent or long-term physical handicap残疾抚恤金
sickness benefit (n.) payments made while a person is on sick leave病假补助
fringe benefits (n.) extra benefits such as a car, private health insurance provided by a company附加福利
[例] Fringe benefits should be firmly incorporated within the payment policy and administered by the personnel department.
bid [ bid ] (n & v) offer to buy something at a certain price出价、投标
[例] Those potential buyers of the company bid against each other.
takeover bid (n.) 出价收购
bidder (n.) person who makes an offer投标人
[例] The company will go to the highest bidder.
bill1. (n.) written list of money to be paid帐单
[例] This bill does not include VAT.
2. (v.) send a bill to someone开帐单
bill of entry (n.) a detailed list of goods prepared by the exporter or importer for examination by customs 报关单
[例] I will prepare a bill of entry , together with other required documents for the declaration of this batch of imported goods.
bill of lading(B/L) (n.) a document that shows details of goods being transported. It is a receipt from the transporter to the sender and entitles the receiver to collect the goods on arrival.提单
billboard (n.) large roadside advertising poster(户外)广告牌
[例] The billboard of KFC is obvious everywhere.
billingn.)1. process of invoicing 开帐单
2. advertising; promotion 广告，促销
[例] The product needed better billing to outsell its competitors.
bill of materials (n.) list of all raw materials and parts that go into an end product材料清单
billion (n.) US:one thousand million(美)十亿; GB: one million million(英)万亿
black (adj.) not allowed by law黑市的，非法交易的
black market (n.) a situation of illegal trading in goods, currencies or services黑市
[例] He bought some pirate CDs on the black market.
in the black in credit(银行存款)有赢余
black list list of goods, companies, people who are prohibited from trading黑名单
[例] The customer is in the system black list so we can not provide trading service for him.
blue chips (n.) shares with the highest status as investments, usually shares of well-established companies蓝筹股，热门的股票
[例] Wise investors will show great interest in blue chips.
blue-collar (adj.) relating to manual work体力劳动者
[例] Your local newspaper is usually the best source of blue-collar jobs.
board meeting (n) a gathering of the directors of a company to discuss important company business董事会。考生如果怕自己错过考试报名时间和考试时间的话，可以 免费预约短信提醒，届时会以短信的方式提醒大家报名和考试时间。
[例] He will chair the board meeting tomorrow on the takeover issues.
board of directors (n.) group of people chosen by the shareholders to develop company policy董事会议
[例] This proposal has been approved by the board of directors.
bond (n.) contract document promising to repay money borrowed by a company or government债券
[例] Most bonds are unsecured and do not grant shares in an organization.
bonded goods (n) imported items on which customs duties must be paid before they can be collected by the imported or exported again保税货物
[例] We need permission to release these bonded goods to the importer.
bonded house (n) a building where bonded goods are kept until the customs duty has been paid and they can be collected by the importer or exported again 保税仓库
[例] The cargo is still in the bonded house.
bonus (n.) additional payment奖金，红利
[例] Our department manager has been given an annual bonus for his good performance.
book [ buk ] (v.) to arrange for (tickets or lodgings, for example) in advance; reserve 预订
[例] The secretary has booked the manager in at the Hilton Hotel.