Definition Privately-owned

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Definition

(a) privately-owned (company): (a company) which is not owned by the government; (a company) which does not have publicly traded stock
adjective

privately: the opposite of publicly
adverb

Examples

  • "The previously privately-owned DataSeed Systems has announced that the general public can finally own a piece of the successful company."
  • "The book will be privately published and given to 500 of our most exclusive clients to reward them for their loyalty (and hopefully make us look pretty cool)."
  • "(NASDAQ: IFC) and privately-owned American juice boutique Miracle Juices enter their 85th straight hour, the Peking Duck has obtained an exclusive transcript of a portion of the bargaining sessions."

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