The profession, by reason of this feeling, was rather a close corporation.
This guild is a close corporation, and is governed by strict laws.
They are not; they are merely the employees of a close corporation.
They've got to take in a third party to keep it a close corporation.
This close corporation of printers and publishers exercised its powers for the protection of its members rather than of authors.
A close corporation—stock held at $5,000 per share, but none in the market.
For they belonged to the close corporation of "bien men," and his familiarity with them was a proof to the world of his greatness.
A Royal Charter, making the proposed university a close corporation under the control of Anglican clergymen, was obtained.
The wells were owned by a close corporation of local Burmans known as twinzas, who had exclusive hereditary rights.
Marriage is a close corporation, and unless a fellow gets the controlling interest at the start he can't pick it up later.