Subsidiary

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Meaning of Subsidiary

As applied to a corporation , it is one that is controlled by another corporation. For legal purposes, a subsidiary corporation is a distinct legal entity from the parent corporation.

Financial Definition of Subsidiary

A foreign-based affiliate that is a separately incorporated entity under the host country's law.

International Trade Meaning and Definition of Subsidiary

Any organization controlled by another with more than 50 percent of its whose voting capital held by the latter.

Synonyms of Subsidiary

noun

  • adjuvant
  • aiding
  • assistant
  • auxiliary
  • cooperating
  • helping
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • subservient
  • subsidiarius
  • supplemental
  • supplementary Associated Concepts: subsidiary corporation

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Collateral Security, Parent-corporation.

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See Also

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  • Mergers and Acquisitions; Parent Company.
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