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firm

noun [C]
 
 
/fɜːm/
WORKPLACE a company or business: The firm's share price has been rising steadily. The firm remains heavily dependent on North America, its biggest market.big/medium-sized/small firm Small and medium-sized firms accounted for 69.8% of the UK business population.leading/major/top firm He hired a top firm of architects and re-mortgaged the family home to finance the project.accounting/law/manufacturing, etc. firm Local manufacturing firms are under heavy competitive pressure, often from off-shore production.set up/start (up)/establish a firm Her grandfather had set up the firm soon after the war.run/manage a firm The firm was run from an office in Bolton. She joined the family firm soon after leaving school.
→  See also consulting , search firm
Translations of “firm”
in Korean 회사…
in Arabic شَرِكة…
in French firme…
in Turkish firma, şirket…
in Italian ditta, azienda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公司, 商號…
in Russian фирма…
in Polish firma…
in Spanish empresa…
in Portuguese firma, empresa…
in German die Firma…
in Catalan firma…
in Japanese 商店, 会社…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公司, 商号…
(Definition of firm noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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