Possessive Nouns

What is the best possessive form of business?

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June 29, 2014 11:49PM

There are two accepted forms for possessive singular nouns ending in s:

Add an apostrophe (') after the existing s at the end of the word: business'

Add an apostrophe s ('s) after the existing s at the end of the word: business's

Examples:

Many factors are involved in a business' success.

Many factors are involved in a business's success.

Note: If you are a student, use the form that is preferred by your teacher.