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public-service corporation

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A corporation providing essential services, such as water or electricity, to the public.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A corporation, such as a railroad company, lighting company, water company, etc., organized or chartered to follow a public calling or to render services more or less essential to the general public convenience or safety.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation

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