Livelihood vs Entrepreneurship - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between livelihood and entrepreneurship
is that livelihood
is (obsolete) the course of someone's life; a person's lifetime, or their manner of living; conduct, behaviour while entrepreneurship
is the art or science of innovation and risk-taking for profit in business.
(obsolete) The course of someone's life; a person's lifetime, or their manner of living; conduct, behaviour.
*:wel said Merlyn I knowe a lord of yours in this land that is a passyng true man & a feithful / & he shal haue the nourysshyng of your child / & his name is sir Ector / & he is a lord of fair lyuelode in many partyes in Englond & walys
A person's means of supporting himself.
*1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , V.4:
*:But now, when Philtra saw my lands decay / And former livelod fayle, she left me quight.
*:the opportunities of gaining an honest livelihood
*:It is their profession and livelihood to get their living by practices for which they deserve to forfeit their lives.
*2013 , Matthew Claughton, The Guardian , (letter), 25 April:
*:The legal profession believes that client choice is the best way of ensuring standards remain high, because a lawyer's livelihood depends upon their reputation.
*1526 , (William Tyndale), trans. Bible , Acts V:
*:Then sayde Peter: Ananias how is it that satan hath fillen thyne hert, thatt thou shuldest lye unto the holy goost, and kepe awaye parte off the pryce off thy lyvelod ?
(obsolete) Liveliness; appearance of life.
The art or science of innovation and risk-taking for profit in business.
The quality of being an entrepreneur.