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articles of associationnoun [plural]

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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.
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