company

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkʌmpəni/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkʌmpəni/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kumpə nē)


Inflections of 'company' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": companies
Inflections of 'company' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
companies
v 3rd person singular
companying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
companied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
companied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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company

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [an insurance, a car, a publishing] company
  2. the [parent, subsidiary, sister] company
  3. a [small, family owned, international] company
  4. a [German] company
  5. [start, open] a company
  6. the company [opened, closed] on [Monday]
  7. the company is (located) in [France]
  8. the company [trades, deals, specializes] in
  9. the company went [bust, to the wall, out of business]
  10. our company is (currently) [recruiting, hiring, looking for]
  11. our company [sells, distributes, makes, imports, exports] (clothing)
  12. own [shares, equity, a stake] in the company
  13. am expecting company
  14. am waiting for company (to come)
  15. [really, thoroughly] enjoyed their company
  16. the pleasure of your company
  17. two's company (but three's a crowd)
  18. are in good company
  19. are in the company of a [genius, star]
  20. in the company of [strangers, friends, family]
  21. makes [good, great, pleasant] company
  22. keep the kids company until (lunchtime)
n as adj
  1. the company [office, car]
  2. the company [name, logo, brand]
  3. company [policy, strategy]
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