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subsidiary

noun [C]
 
 
/səbˈsɪdiəri/ US   /səbˈsɪdieri/ ( plural subsidiaries) ( also subsidiary company) FINANCE
a company that is controlled by another: a banking/foreign subsidiary a majority-owned/wholly owned subsidiarysubsidiary of sth California First Bank is a 77%-owned subsidiary of Bank of Tokyo.
→  See also partly-owned subsidiary , sales subsidiary , wholly-owned subsidiary
Translations of “subsidiary”
in Chinese (Traditional) 子公司, 附屬公司…
in Russian дочерняя компания…
in Turkish yan şirket, alt kuruluş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 子公司, 附属公司…
in Polish filia…
(Definition of subsidiary noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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