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subsidiary in Companies topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubsidiarysub‧sid‧i‧a‧ry1 /səbˈsɪdiəri $ -dieri/ ●○○ noun (plural subsidiaries) [countable] 🔊 🔊 BBCa company that is owned or controlled by another larger company 🔊 a subsidiary of a US company 🔊 one of our Japanese subsidiariessee thesaurus at company
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subsidiaryRelco plans to establish a subsidiary company in the UK with a capital of around $4m.InterHarvest is a subsidiary of United Brands.Under our law, a subsidiary can go bankrupt and normally the parent company will not be liable for its debts.Lowe is part of the Lowe Group, one of the three large subsidiaries of Interpublic.Sharp Electronics is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation.Buying back the subsidiary will cost the last twelve months in sales times a factor of 0.75 to 1.5.The subsidiary has 50 offices around the country.The stated intention of the Eleventh Directive is to harmonise the laws relating to subsidiaries and branches.