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English definition of “plc”


noun [C] (also PLC)     /ˌpiː.elˈsiː/
abbreviation for public limited company : a British company whose shares can be bought and sold by the public and whose debts are limited if it fails financially : J Sainsbury plcBusinesses and enterprises
(Definition of plc noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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