Meaning of “articles of association” in the English Dictionary


"articles of association" in Business English

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articles of associationnoun [ plural ]

uk us LAW

a document that contains details of how a company is organized, for example, the duties of management, rights of shareholders, and when meetings will be held. It is one of the documents needed to create a new company in the UK and some other countries:

The shareholders need only propose an amendment to their companies' articles of association, and then vote for it.

(Definition of “articles of association” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)