subsidiary company


noun

a company whose controlling interest is owned by another company.

Nearby words

  1. subsidiarity,
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  4. subsidiary cell,
  5. subsidiary coin,
  6. subsidiary ledger,
  7. subsidiary rights,
  8. subsidise,
  9. subsidize,
  10. subsidy

Origin of subsidiary company

First recorded in 1915–20

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British Dictionary definitions for subsidiary company

subsidiary company

noun

a company with at least half of its capital stock owned by another company
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