société anonyme


so·​cié·​té ano·​nyme
plural sociétés anonymes
in civil law systems
: a society or corporation in which liability is limited to the capital invested compare commandite

Word History


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

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“Société anonyme.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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