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private limited companynoun [C]

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FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a ​type of ​company whose ​shares are not ​traded on a ​stockmarket and may only be ​sold if other ​shareholdersagree: The ​move from a ​public to a ​privatelimitedcompany would ​facilitate further ​investment from its biggest ​shareholder.
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