English version

limited company

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Companies
limited companyˌlimited ˈcompany (also limited liability company) noun [countable]  BBCa company in Britain whose owners only have to pay a limited amount if the company gets into debtpublic limited company
Examples from the Corpus
limited companyAcorn is a limited company formed in 1955.In the case of a limited company, the secretary or a director should sign.You can be sole trader, in a partnership or limited company, in the manufacturing, retailing or service industries.To meet the challenge the public authority would have to be transformed into a public limited company.
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