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National Spelling Bee: Could you spell these 10 winning business words?

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Megan Pineda, 12, of Reno, Nev., spells her word during the National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.
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2. Meticulosity

Year: 1950

Champion: Diana Reynard (Cleveland), Colquitt Dean (Atlanta). The two were named co-champions after exhausting the list of possible words.

Definition: (n.) the state or quality of being very precise, conscientious, and attentive to detail.

Used in a Business page sentence: Warren Buffett’s meticulosity in his investment decisions is one of the reasons he is a billionaire.

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