from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A company or corporation whose capital is divided into shares.
  • noun A permanent company that performs a repertoire of plays, usually at a single theater.

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  • noun finance An incorporated company the capital of which is represented by marketable shares having a certain equal par value.

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  • noun a company whose capital is represented by stock
  • noun a theatrical company that performs plays from a repertoire


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