close company

/ (kləʊs) /

noun

British a company under the control of its directors or fewer than five independent participantsAlso called: closed company

Nearby words

  1. close,
  2. close at hand,
  3. close but no cigar,
  4. close call,
  5. close communion,
  6. close corporation,
  7. close down,
  8. close harmony,
  9. close helmet,
  10. close in

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