mul·​ti·​company | \ "+ \

Definition of multicompany

: a large corporate enterprise with interests in two or more separate industries

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First Known Use of multicompany

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for multicompany

multi- + company entry 1

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“Multicompany.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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