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A company in the broadest sense is an aggregation of people who stay together for a common purpose. Such usage includes people assembled

  • for commercial or judicial purposes, organised as a type of business organization. See company (law) or the term corporation which may have the same meaning, depending on the jurisdiction.
  • for military purposes. See company (military unit).
  • as the officers and crew, collectively, of a ship.
  • as firefighters stationed in one location[1] (http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861690349), or even more specifically, firefighters associated with a single fire engine[2] (http://65.66.134.201/cgi-bin/webster/webster.exe?search_for_texts_web1828=fire-company).

Company is also the name of several creative works:

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