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English definition of “parent company”

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parent company

noun [C]
 
 
a company that controls other smaller companiesMergers and takeoversBusinesses and enterprises
Translations of “parent company”
in Chinese (Traditional) 母公司,總公司…
in Russian компания-учредитель…
in Turkish ana şirket, asıl kuruluş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 母公司,总公司…
in Polish spółka dominująca…
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