Definition of Close corporation

1. Noun. A corporation owned by a few people; shares have no public market.

Exact synonyms: Closed Corporation, Private Corporation, Privately Held Corporation
Generic synonyms: Corp, Corporation
Specialized synonyms: Family Business

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Close Corporation

close-up lens
close as wax
close at hand(p)
close bite
close by
close call
close calls
close corporation (current term)
close down
close encounter
close encounters
close enough for government work
close harmony
close helmet
close helmets
close in
close in on
close of business
close of play
close off
close one's eyes
close order

Literary usage of Close corporation

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1. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"11 ii • ,, i what is called a " close corporation, and the people had nothing to do with choosing them. Strictly speaking, that was not representative ..."

2. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University, Herbert Baxter Adams (1887)
"A close corporation CONSTITUTED. SEC. 2. In accordance with these principles the charter granted by Penn resembled in its ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Government by Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart (1914)
"... its own membership, and in this form the select vestry developed into a close corporation, whose powers •were later recognized as legal by prescription. ..."

4. Corporation Procedure: Law, Finance, Accounting by Thomas Conyngton, Robert Joseph Bennett, Paul Whittier Pinkerton, Hugh Ronald Conyngton (1922)
"The conduct of a close corporation can be, and usually is, more informal than ... The business of a close corporation of this nature is conducted with the ..."

5. Financing an Enterprise by Hugh Ronald Conyngton (1921)
"The close corporation An inventor may have originated a new mechanism. Needing money to patent his invention and to construct a model, he persuades a friend ..."

6. Memoirs of the Court, Aristocracy, and Diplomacy of Austria by Eduard Vehse (1856)
"... BY THE MATRICULATION OF 1572, A close corporation. MAXIMILIAN was a merry and jovial sovereign, his humour keeping a happy medium between the ..."

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