subsidiary


subsidiary
01. The company is a [subsidiary] of a large, multinational corporation.
02. Many of the companies in this country consist of [subsidiaries] which are simply assembly or warehousing operations.
03. Their business has been bought out, and is now a [subsidiary] of a major corporation.
04. The airline company, a [subsidiary] of British Airways, was sold in the 1990s, eventually becoming Thomas Cook Airlines.
05. Motokazu has announced that it has decided to merge its wholly owned [subsidiaries] in order to streamline their marketing, sales, manufacture, and service support operations, in order to increase overall business efficiency.
06. He only plays a [subsidiary] role in the management of this organization.
07. Although he always wanted to work at the main headquarters in Seoul, he had to work for years at [subsidiary] companies in the provinces.
08. A [subsidiary] of the corporation has won a $20 million contract to help build a new stadium for the upcoming Olympic games
09. There is a law which prohibits American companies from doing business with countries which are suspected of supporting terrorism, but the law does not apply to any foreign or offshore [subsidiary] which is run by non-Americans.
10. Many American companies have established operations in India through incorporation of a [subsidiary], primarily for cost-saving reasons.
11. Numerous software companies have established [subsidiaries] in Bangalore, India because of its skilled work force.
12. The cost for an American company to establish an Indian [subsidiary] ranges from about $7,500 to $20,000, including incorporation, registration and service fees.
13. The [subsidiary] is being sold because the parent corporation feels it has been performing below corporate expectations.
14. Ambrose Bierce once described a dog as a kind of additional or [subsidiary] Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship.
15. An important characteristic of Canadian industry is that many companies are [subsidiary] firms of foreign-controlled corporations.

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  • Subsidiary — A subsidiary, in business matters, is an entity that is controlled by a bigger and more powerful entity. The controlled entity is called a company, corporation, or limited liability company, and the controlling entity is called its parent (or the …   Wikipedia