- exhibiting methodical and systematic characteristics that would be useful in business
- She approaches everything with a businesslike attitude.
- She didn't show any emotion as she spoke to him; her manner was cold and businesslike.
- The prime minister's businesslike approach to welfare reform earned him accolades among the upper class.
- Krista's curt, businesslike tone put off her clients at the maternity ward, especially on their special days.
- He spoke of sex in a rather businesslike manner, which was how he tried to avoid talking about his problems with intimacy.
- The Presidency and the businesslike conduct of discussions
- The Presidency shall be responsible for the application of these Rules of Procedure and for ensuring that discussions are conducted in a businesslike manner.