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A company controlling partial or complete interest in another company or other companies.
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(Accounting & Book-keeping) a company with controlling shareholdings in one or more other companies
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a company that controls other companies through stock ownership but that usu. does not engage directly in their productive operations.
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|Noun||1.||holding company - a company with controlling shares in other companies|
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
bank holding company - a holding company owning or controlling one or more banks
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