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LIMITED COMPANY Definition & Legal Meaning

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A company in which the liability of each shareholder is limited by the number of shares he has taken, so that he cannot be called on to contribute beyond the amount of his shares. In England, the memorandum of association of such company may provide that the liability of the directors, manager, or managing director thereof shall be unlimited. 30 & 31 Vict, a 131; 1 Lindl. Partn. 383; Mozley & Whitley.


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