/ (kləʊs) /
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British a company under the control of its directors or fewer than five independent participantsAlso called: closed company
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Words nearby close company
close-at-hand, Close, but no cigar, close-by, close call, close communion, close company, close corporation, close-cropped, closed, closed book, closed caption
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How to use close company in a sentence
She then returned to the train and finished her journey, keeping herself in close company with Mrs. Brown.The Awakening of the Desert|Julius C. Birge
In this particular subject there is happily no need for author and illustrator to keep close company in detail.The Rivers and Streams of England|A.G. Bradley
Many of the animals were already at liberty, racing in close company in the direction taken by the Arab mare.Kiddie the Scout|Robert Leighton
Frank never took his eyes off the vessels, which kept close company, till both were nearly out of sight.Golden Days for Boys and Girls|Various
A backward season brings strangers into close company for a while.The Log of the Sun|William Beebe