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  • A company is an association or collection of individuals, whether natural persons, legal persons, or a mixture of both.
  • Voluntary associations which may include nonprofit organization
  • A group of soldiers
  • Business entities with an aim of gaining a profit
  • Financial entities and banks
  • A company or association of persons can be created at law as legal person so that the company in itself can accept Limited liability for civil responsibility and taxation incurred as members perform (or fail) to discharge their duty within the public
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    Definition of company in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcompaniesPREcom-
    1. A team; a group of people who work together professionally.
      1. A company of actors. ‎
      2. the boys in Company C ‎
      3. It took six companies to put out the fire. ‎
      4. As he had worked for the CIA for over 30 years, he would soon take retirement from the company. ‎
    2. (law) An entity having legal personality, and thus able to own property and to sue and be sued in its own name; a corporation.
      1. “ [ …] That woman is stark mad, Lord Stranleigh. [ …] If she had her way, she’d ruin the company inside a year with her hare-brained schemes; love of the people, and that sort of guff.”
    3. (business) Any business, whether incorporated or not, that manufactures or sells products (also known as goods), or provides services as a commercial venture.
      1. In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. [ …] The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining the ultra-wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.
    4. NU Social visitors or companions.
      1. Keep the house clean; I have company coming. ‎
    5. NU Companionship.
      1. I treasure your company. ‎
  • VerbSGcompaniesPRcompanyingPT, PPcompanied
    1. (archaic) VT To accompany, keep company with.
      1. (archaic) VI To associate.
        1. OBS VI To be a lively, cheerful companion.
          1. OBS VI To have sexual intercourse.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The logistics company will geosequester carbon dioxide to offset its carbon footprint.
              • Mr. Romney endured tough questioning from reporters in Des Moines yesterday about revelations last week that a yardwork company he employed was found for a second time to be using illegal immigrants.
              • The engineers are smoking dope if they think the company can build this new computer for $100.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Company lawyers told him to walk away from the deal.
              • Companies that are well known advertise heavily and have attention-getting ads that tend to receive the highest top of mind awareness scores in ad tracking studies.
              • Companies can check the effectiveness of a street team by watching sales in the team's neighborhood. The team that doesn't get results won't get work.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Eight managers were turfed after the merger of the two companies.
              • A similar challenge is now facing many of world’s largest noncomputing technology companies.
              • Some insiders said the chief executive’s priority would be to remotivate employees and restore confidence in a shaken company.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Intransitive verbs
                    • Transitive verbs
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                  4. en companywide
                  5. en company time
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Grammatically, this word "company" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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