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holding company

noun

business : a company whose main business is owning more than half of another company's stock

Full Definition of HOLDING COMPANY

:  a company whose primary business is holding a controlling interest in the securities of other companies — compare investment company

First Known Use of HOLDING COMPANY

1906

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