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public companynoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​business that is ​owned by many ​people who have ​bought shares in it
(Definition of public company from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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…
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