Definition of 'company'
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You have a positive attitude that makes you good company. The Sun (2017)What business benefits can companies expect from these solutions? Computing (2010)The brand was one of the first established beauty companies to work with bloggers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most companies regard two times earnings as a robust enough cover. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Selling all our manufacturing business to foreign companies is coming back to haunt us. The Sun (2016) People apply for companies they recognise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What he meant was that larger companies find it much harder than smaller ones to grow their earnings at a significant pace. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is true that too few British companies succeed abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I am sure a big company would have paid a lot for that slot. The Sun (2016)Increasing prices on delivery menus is perfectly legal but consumer groups say that companies such as Deliveroo should be more transparent. Times, Sunday Times (2017)None is big enough to destabilise the company or relevant business section if it does not. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Target companies and people you want to work for. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He announced that he would be all right in our company. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When will we be able to trust any of these big companies? The Sun (2014)The firm confirmed yesterday it is mulling over whether to divide into two companies. The Sun (2008)It has backed the advertising company for four years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is often the biggest companies with the largest resources who do the most copying. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is because mining companies usually have a high proportion of fixed costs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The company needs to fund a huge building programme. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We use them as an example to show other parts of the company what can be done. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why have smaller companies funds done so well? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why would any company want to keep its final salary scheme? Times, Sunday Times (2012) People in the company have sought him out for help and advice. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That made early participants invite their friends and encouraged companies and groups of charity fundraisers to take part. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Would you support banning former civil servants and military officers from working for lobbying companies for a fixed period? Times, Sunday Times (2012)He thinks that experience has helped him to run the company through the good times as well as the bad. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It would be easy to dismiss this as just another exercise in big companies slapping one another on the back. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It comes as little surprise he has decided to throw his hat into the ring to rescue the company he founded. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There were two takeover bids tabled this week for British companies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The 30-minute parade took the four companies of the battalion through the historic city. The Sun (2009)Yet the 30-year-old mainly blames fear and paralysis for keeping companies from doing good. Christianity Today (2000)The holding company will report the accounting results of these subsidiary companies as part of the accounting results for the group of companies. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)Why is it the company's business anyway? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company won't provide further details until next week. The Sun (2011)His case goes to show how much power big companies have to make our lives difficult if you do not follow their terms and conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'company'
British English: company /ˈkʌmpənɪ/ NOUN
business A company is a business organization that makes money by selling goods or services.
...an insurance company.
- American English: company
- Arabic: شَرِكَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: empresa
- Chinese: 公司
- Croatian: kompanija
- Czech: společnost firma
- Danish: selskab
- Dutch: bedrijf
- European Spanish: empresa
- Finnish: yritys firma
- French: compagnie
- German: Firma
- Greek: εταιρεία
- Italian: società
- Japanese: 会社
- Korean: 회사
- Norwegian: bedrift
- Polish: spółka
- European Portuguese: empresa
- Romanian: companie
- Russian: компания
- Spanish: compañía
- Swedish: sällskap
- Thai: บริษัท
- Turkish: şirket
- Ukrainian: компанія
- Vietnamese: công ty
British English: company NOUN
companionship Company is having another person or other people with you, usually when this is pleasant or stops you feeling lonely.
I won't stay long.—"No, please. I need the company."
Definition of company from the Collins English Dictionary
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