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shelf companynoun [C]

uk   us   (also off-the-shelf company, shelf corporation) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a company that has been officially created so that it can be sold to someone who does not want to have to create a company themselves: We have many different types of shelf company for sale.
(Definition of shelf company from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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