Complete Definition of "company"

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English

rank|persons|wrote|chief|611|company|sweet|duty|heavy

Pronunciation
SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
IPA|/'kʌmpəni/
audio|en-us-company.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology

Noun
en-noun|compan|ies

  1. A group of individuals with a common purpose, as in a company of actors.
  2. In legal context, an entity that manufactures or sells products (also known as goods), or provides services as a commercial venture. A corporation.
  3. In non-legal context, any business, without respect to incorporation.
  4. Social visitors.

#* Keep the house clean, I have company coming.

  1. Companionship.

#* I treasure your company.

  1. A military unit, typically consisting of two or three platoons.

#* The Boys in Company C.

  1. A unit of firefighters and their equipment.

#* It took six companies to put out the fire.

  1. nautical The entire crew of a ship.
  2. idiom Nickname for an intelligence service.

#* As he had worked for the CIA for over 30 years, he would soon take retirement from the company.

Translations
trans-top|in legal context, a corporation
Czech: společnost f
Dutch: bedrijf n, zaak f, firma f
Finnish: yhtiö
French: compagnie f, entreprise f
German: Gesellschaft f, Firma f, Unternehmen n
Greek: εταιρία (eteria) f
Hebrew: חברה (khevra) f
Interlingua: compania
Japanese: 会社 (かいしゃ, kaisha)
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Korean: 회사 (hwesa)
Kurdish: şirket f, pargîdanî f, fîrma f, kompanya f, şirîke f
Polish: kompania f, firma f, przedsiębiorstwo n
Portuguese: companhia f
Russian: компания (kompánija) f, фирма (fírma) f, общество (óbš'estvo) n, товарищество (továriš'estvo) n
Spanish: empresa f
Ukrainian: товариство (towarystwo) n, діло (dilo) n
Turkish: işletme
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trans-top|in non-legal context, any business, without respect to incorporation
Finnish: yritys, liike
trans-mid
Japanese: 企業 (きぎょう, kigyō)
Russian: компания (kompánija) f, фирма (fírma) f, общество (óbš'estvo) n, товарищество (továriš'estvo) n
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trans-top|group of individuals with a common purpose
Dutch: gezelschap n
Finnish: ryhmä
French: compagnie f
German: Gesellschaft f
Greek: συντροφιά (sintrofia) f
trans-mid
Interlingua: compania
Portuguese: companhia f
Spanish: compania f
Russian: общество (óbš'estvo) n, товарищество (továriš'estvo) n
Ukrainian: товариство (towarystwo) n
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trans-top|social visitors
Dutch: bezoek n, bezoekers m|p
Finnish: vieraat p
French: compagnie f
trans-mid
Japanese: 訪問者 (ほうもんしゃ, hōmonsha)
Russian: компания (kompánija) f, гости (gósti) p
Ukrainian: товариство (towarystwo) n
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trans-top|companionship
Dutch: gezelschap n
Finnish: kumppanuus
French: compagnie f
German: Gesellschaft f
Greek: συντροφικότητα (sintrofikotita) f, παρέα (parea) f, φιλία (filia) f
Interlingua: compania
trans-mid
Japanese: 仲間 (なかま, nakama)
Portuguese: companhia f
Russian: компания (kompánija) f, общество (óbš'estvo) n
Ukrainian: товариство (towarystwo) n
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trans-top|military unit
Finnish: komppania
trans-mid
Japanese: 中隊 (ちゅうたい, chūtai)
Polish: kompania f
Russian: рота (róta) f
Ukrainian: сотня (sotn'a) f
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trans-top|unit of firefighters and their equipment
Finnish: palokunta
trans-mid
Japanese: 消防隊 (しょうぼうたい, shōbōtai)
Polish: kompania f
Ukrainian: ланка (lanka) f
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ttbc|Esperanto: entrepreno
ttbc|Indonesian: usaha|perusahaan
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