proprietary company


Definition of proprietary company

1 : a corporation owning all or a controlling number of the shares of another corporation
2 : a company owning land that it leases or sells to other corporations
3 British : a privately owned company the shares of which are not offered to the public : close corporation

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“Proprietary company.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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