Public Company

Business / Taxes / Public Company: The stock of a public company is owned and traded by individual and institutional investors. In contrast, in a privately held company, the stock is held by company founders, management, employees, and sometimes venture capitalists. Many privately held companies eventually go public to help raise capital to finance growth. Conversely, public companies can be taken private for a variety of reasons.

Other Words for Company

Company Noun Synonyms: companionship, society, fellowship, attendance, presence, associates, friends, companions, comrades
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Other Words for Public

Public Adjective Synonyms: open, manifest, exposed, overt, projected, plain, obvious, apparent, patent, clear, clear-cut, acknowledged, known, admitted, visible, viewable, conspicuous
Public Noun Synonyms: communal, community, common, general, collective, universal, catholic, popular, worldwide
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Public Lands

Business / Agriculture / Public Lands: As defined in the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, public lands are any land and interest in land outside of Alaska owned by the United States and administered by the Secretary of the Interior MORE

Public Limited Partnership

Business / Finance / Public Limited Partnership: A limited partnership with an unlimited number of partners that is registered with the SEC and is available for public trading by broker/dealers MORE

Public Institution

Life Style / College / Public Institution: An institution that receives the majority of funding through the government. MORE

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