joint-stock company Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"joint-stock company" in British English

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joint-stock companynoun [C]

uk   /ˌdʒɔɪnt.stɒkˈkʌm.pə.ni/  us   /-stɑːk-/ specialized
a ​business that is ​owned by the ​group of ​people who have shares in the ​company
(Definition of joint-stock company from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"joint-stock company" in Business English

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joint-stock companynoun [C]

uk   us   ( abbreviation JSC)
FINANCE, WORKPLACE a ​company that is ​owned and ​controlled by ​shareholders, with ​shares that are ​traded on a ​stockmarket
(Definition of joint-stock company from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “joint-stock company”
in Chinese (Simplified) 合股公司…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合股公司…
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