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company

noun
 
 
/ˈkʌmpəni/
BUSINESS [C] A2 an organization that sells goods or services: a software/telephone companyBusinesses and enterprises
PEOPLE [U] B2 a situation in which you have a person or people with you: I enjoy his company. I didn't realize that you had company.Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries
keep sb company B2 to stay with someone so that they are not aloneFriends, acquaintances and contemporaries
be good company to be a pleasant or interesting person to spend time withFriendly
PERFORMERS [C] a group of performers such as actors or dancers: the Royal Shakespeare Company →  See also limited company Actors and performers
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