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joint-stock company

noun [C] uk   /ˌdʒɔɪnt.stɒkˈkʌm.pə.ni/  us   /-stɑːk-/ specialized
a business that is owned by the group of people who have shares in the company
Translations of “joint-stock company”
in Chinese (Traditional) 合股公司…
in Chinese (Simplified) 合股公司…
(Definition of joint-stock company from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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