parastatal


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par·a·stat·al

 (păr′ə-stāt′l)
adj.
Owned or controlled wholly or partly by the government: a parastatal mining corporation.
n.
A company or agency owned or controlled wholly or partly by the government.
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parastatal

(ˌpærəˈsteɪtəl)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a state-owned organization, esp in Africa
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to such an organization
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Air Botswana's sell-off is the key project in the government's far-reaching privatisation plans for its 30 parastatal enterprises.
A former parastatal finance manager will pay Sh41.2 million to the government for failure to account for part of his wealth, the Court of Appeal ruled yesterday.
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