public company Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “public company” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of public company from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"public company" in Business English

See all translations

public companynoun [C]

uk   us   UK (also publicly-owned company, US public corporation) FINANCE
a ​company whose ​shares are ​traded on a ​stockexchange: All ​publiccompanies should ​report on their ​shareholderreturns.
(Definition of public company from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “public company”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开招股公司,上市公司…
in Chinese (Traditional) 股票公開上市的公司,上市公司…
What is the pronunciation of public company?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day


containing, tasting of, or similar to nuts

Word of the Day

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Read More