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English definition of “articles of association”

articles of association

noun [plural]
 
 
LAW
a document that contains details of how a company is organized, for example, the duties of management, rights of shareholders, and when meetings will be held. It is one of the documents needed to create a new company in the UK and some other countries: The shareholders need only propose an amendment to their companies' articles of association, and then vote for it. → Compare articles of incorporation, memorandum of association
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