Big Three

 The three largest U.S. automobile manufacturing firms: Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler.
 ► “Despite the effort by Big Three automobile makers to FLESH OUT QS 9000 requirements and make them more understandable, the February 1995 revision falls short.” (Quality, Aug. 1995, p. 10)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Big Three — The term Big Three may refer to:Government and education* Big Three (colleges), Harvard, Yale, and Princeton * The Big Three Allied leaders of World War I, the dominant diplomatic figures at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, Lloyd George,… …   Wikipedia

  • Big Three — A reference to the three largest automobile manufacturers in North America: General Motors, Chrysler and Ford. All three companies are based in Detroit, so their performance has a significant effect on the city’s economy. Employees of the… …   Investment dictionary

  • Big Three — Mit „Big Three“ (Große Drei) werden in den USA verschiedene Dinge beschrieben: die drei größten und bedeutendsten Unternehmen der US amerikanischen Automobil Industrie: Ford, General Motors und Chrysler. die drei ursprünglichen Fernsehsender der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Big Three — The Big Three (music publishers Robbins, Feist, Miller) Robbins Music Corp; World War I peacemakers Georges Clemenceau, Lloyd George, and Woodrow Wilson; World War II peacemakers Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Big Three — /bɪg θri:/ noun US a name for the three big car makers in Detroit, i.e. General Motors (GM), Chrysler and Ford (informal) …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • big three — General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Big three of teutonic thrash metal — est une appellation non officielle des 3 plus célèbres groupes de thrash metal allemands Kreator, Destruction et Sodom. Cette appellation a été construite en référence au big four of thrash qui regroupe les 4 plus célèbres groupes de thrash metal …   Wikipédia en Français

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