Definitions of corp
  1. noun
    a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
    synonyms: corporation
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    conglomerate, empire
    a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
    large cap
    a corporation with a large capitalization
    small cap
    a corporation with a small capitalization
    close corporation, closed corporation, private corporation, privately held corporation
    a corporation owned by a few people; shares have no public market
    closely held corporation
    stock is publicly traded but most is held by a few shareholders who have no plans to sell
    shell corporation, shell entity
    a company that is incorporated but has no assets or operations
    FDIC, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    a federally sponsored corporation that insures accounts in national banks and other qualified institutions
    FHLMC, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Freddie Mac
    a corporation authorized by Congress to provide a secondary market for residential mortgages
    FNMA, Fannie Mae, Federal National Mortgage Association
    a federally chartered corporation that purchases mortgages
    Boy Scouts of America
    a corporation that operates through a national council that charters local councils all over the United States; the purpose is character building and citizenship training
    publishing conglomerate, publishing empire
    a conglomerate of publishing companies
    family business
    a corporation that is entirely owned by the members of a single family
    type of:
    business firm, firm, house
    the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
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