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Max works for a large oil company.
He joined the company in 1982.
a local/multinational company
Johnson and Company
Some of the jokes weren’t really suitable for mixed company.
Things started to go wrong when he got into bad company.
I thought you might be glad of some company tonight.
She doesn’t really feel like company at the moment.
She’s always liked the company of powerful people.
We usually enjoy his company.
She’s not coming – she’s got company.
the Royal Shakespeare Company
a dance/theatre company
We need another table for Bruce Reed and company.
If you’ve put on weight during the holidays, you’re in good company.
Nurses’ unions have joined company with the teachers in protesting at the policy.
This is the British English definition of company. View American English definition of company.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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