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English definition of “plc”

plc

noun (also PLC)     /ˌpiːelˈsiː/
abbreviation for public limited company : a form of company in the UK whose shares can be bought and sold by the public and whose debts are limited if it goes bankrupt : J Sainsbury plc
abbreviation for product life cycle
(Definition of plc noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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