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n. Abbr. Ltd.
A British or Canadian company in which the liability of shareholders is limited to the amount of their investment.
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(Commerce) Brit a company whose owners enjoy limited liability for the company's debts and losses
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|Noun||1.||limited company - a company that is organized to give its owners limited liability|
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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