société anonyme

noun
so·​cié·​té ano·​nyme | \ sōsyātāȧnōnēm \
plural sociétés anonymes\ " \

Definition of société anonyme

in civil law systems
: a society or corporation in which liability is limited to the capital invested — compare commandite

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History and Etymology for société anonyme

French, literally, anonymous society; from the fact that it consists of silent partners

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“Société anonyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soci%C3%A9t%C3%A9%20anonyme. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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