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public company

noun [C]
 
 
UK ( also publicly-owned company, US public corporation) FINANCE
a company whose shares are traded on a stock exchange: All public companies should report on their shareholder returns. →  Compare private company
Translations of “public company”
in Chinese (Traditional) 股票公開上市的公司,上市公司…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开招股公司,上市公司…
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