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joint stock company
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
a type of partnership that has some features of a corporation with significant variations depending upon the jurisdiction in which it was formed
  • ...mines, lands, and funded property, in such states as France, Austria, and England, provided these treasures and property form a total of about a hundred millions; I call those second-rate fortunes, that are gained by manufacturing enterprises, joint-stock companies, viceroyalties, and principalities, not drawing more than 1,500,000 francs, the whole forming a capital of about fifty millions; finally, I call those third-rate fortunes, which are composed of a fluctuating capital,...
    Chapters 65-66 (66% in)

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