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laws in a city or town that designate certain areas, or zones, for residencial and business use
a type of partnership in which all partners share equally in both responsibility and liability
a business organization owned by two or more persons who agree on a specific division of responsibilities and profits
a type of partnership in which only one partner is required to be a general partner
LLP (Limited Liability Partnership)
a type of partnership in which all partners are limited partners (abbreviation)
a semi-independent business that pays fees to a parent company in return for the exclusive right to sell a certain product or service in a given area
a legal entity, or being, owned by individual stockholders, each of whom has limited liability for the firm's debts
closely held corporation
a type of corporation that issues stock to only a few people, who are often family members
a formal contract issued by a corporation or other entity that includes a promise to repay borrowed money with interest at fixed intervals
a type of business with limited liability for the owners with the advantage of not paying corporate income tax (abbreviation)
a business combination merging more than three businesses that produce unrelated products or services
a large corporation that produces and sells its goods and services in more than one country
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