growth company

noun

Definition of growth company

: a company that grows at a greater rate than the economy as a whole and that usually directs a relatively high proportion of income back into the business

Examples of growth company in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As an emerging growth company, Figs is not required to have an independent auditor provide an opinion on the firm’s internal controls. David Trainer, Forbes, 27 May 2021 Lululemon is still a high-growth company with no sign of slowing down. Jinjoo Lee, WSJ, 4 June 2021 For many of them, working at a high-growth company with a feel-good, anti-waste mission had felt like the pinnacle of their working lives. Lauren Weber, WSJ, 17 May 2021 As an emerging growth company, Squarespace is not required to have an independent auditor provide an opinion on the firm’s internal controls. David Trainer, Forbes, 17 May 2021 The company confidentially submitted documents to securities regulators in March as an emerging growth company. Mike Freeman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 May 2021 As an emerging growth company, The Honest Company is not required to have an independent auditor provide an opinion on the firm’s internal controls. David Trainer, Forbes, 5 May 2021 The typical convertible issuer is a non-investment grade, high growth company that isn’t a traditional straight debt issuer. Effi Benmelech, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2021 As a growth company trying to gain market share, investors may overlook the reality that the company is unprofitable. Brendan Ahern, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of growth company

1959, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2021

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“Growth company.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/growth%20company. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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— see company

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