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English definition of “pubco”


noun [C]     /ˈpʌbkəʊ/ COMMERCE
a company that owns a chain (= group) of pubs in the UK: A "beer tie" obliges landlords to pay high prices to the pubco for their supplies in return for cheap rents.
(Definition of pubco noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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