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Crown corporation

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noun Canadian.
  1. a commercial company owned by the government and controlled and partially operated by civil servants.

Origin of Crown corporation

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for crown corporation

Crown corporation

noun
  1. (in Canada) a corporation owned by the federal or a provincial government
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