privately held corporation

Definitions of privately held corporation
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n a corporation owned by a few people; shares have no public market

Synonyms:
close corporation, closed corporation, private corporation
Types:
family business
a corporation that is entirely owned by the members of a single family
Type of:
corp, corporation
a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state

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