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English definition of “registered company”

registered company

noun [C]    
LAW, WORKPLACE in the UK, a company whose name is on the official records of the Registrar of Companies
LAW, STOCK MARKET, WORKPLACE in the US, a company whose name is on the official records of the Securities and Exchange Commission , and that is allowed to offer shares for sale
(Definition of registered company noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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