joint-stock company


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joint-stock company

(joint′stŏk′)
n.
A business whose capital is held in transferable shares of stock by its joint owners.

joint-stock company

n
1. (Commerce) Brit a business enterprise characterized by its separate legal existence and the sharing of ownership between shareholders, whose liability is limited
2. (Commerce) US a business enterprise whose owners are issued shares of transferable stock but do not enjoy limited liability

joint′-stock′ com`pany


n.
an association of individuals in a business enterprise with transferable shares of stock, in which stockholders are liable for the debts of the business.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.joint-stock company - a company (usually unincorporated) which has the capital of its members pooled in a common fund; transferable shares represent ownership interest; shareholders are legally liable for all debts of the company
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
Translations

joint-stock company

[ˌdʒɔɪntˈstɒkˌkʌmpnɪ] nsocietà f inv per azioni
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