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investment company

noun
1.
a company that invests its funds in other companies and issues its own securities against these investments.
Also called investment trust.
Origin of investment company
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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  • Remember how he and old Harris broke up our investment company?

    An Oregon Girl Alfred Ernest Rice
  • I'm going to organize an investment company for country merchants.

    The Colossus Opie Read
  • Australian Property and investment company, £5 paid; present value, £8, 15s.

  • That scared folks, and the investment company sold cheap as dirt.

    Stories That End Well

    Octave Thanet
  • But he had received a circular from an investment company in Wall Street, offering ten per cent.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr

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