sub-subsidiary

A *subsidiary organization whose *parent organization is in turn a subsidiary of another entity.

Auditor's dictionary. 2014.

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  • subsidiary — An organization whose management, operating policies, or *common stock voting rights are controlled by a *holding company or *parent organization. Under most systems of *Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, subsidiaries are accounted for… …   Auditor's dictionary

  • sub|sid´i|ar´i|ly — sub|sid|i|ar|y «suhb SIHD ee EHR ee», adjective, noun, plural ar|ies. –adj. 1. useful to assist or supplement; auxiliary; supplementary: »The teacher sold books as a subsidiary occupation. 2. subordinate; secondary: »a subsidiary issue …   Useful english dictionary

  • sub|sid|i|ar|y — «suhb SIHD ee EHR ee», adjective, noun, plural ar|ies. –adj. 1. useful to assist or supplement; auxiliary; supplementary: »The teacher sold books as a subsidiary occupation. 2. subordinate; secondary: »a subsidiary issue …   Useful english dictionary

  • subsidiary — sub·sid·i·ary /səb si dē ˌer ē, si də rē/ n pl ar·ies: a company having the majority of its stock owned by another company compare affiliate ◇ The parent company of a subsidiary generally has the same policy making powers as any majority owner… …   Law dictionary

  • subsidiary — sub•sid•i•ar•y [[t]səbˈsɪd iˌɛr i[/t]] adj. n. pl. ar•ies 1) bus serving to assist or supplement 2) subordinate or secondary: subsidiary issues[/ex] 3) a subsidiary thing or person 4) bus a company whose controlling interest is owned by another… …   From formal English to slang

  • Subsidiary — Sub*sid i*a*ry, a. [L. subsidiarius: cf. F. subsidiaire. See {Subsidy}.] 1. Furnishing aid; assisting; auxiliary; helping; tributary; especially, aiding in an inferior position or capacity; as, a subsidiary stream. [1913 Webster] Chief ruler and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subsidiary — sub|sid|i|a|ry1 [səbˈsıdiəri US dieri] n plural subsidiaries a company that is owned or controlled by another larger company ▪ a subsidiary of a US company ▪ one of our Japanese subsidiaries subsidiary 2 subsidiary2 adj formal [Date: 1500 1600; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • subsidiary — sub|sid|i|ar|y1 [ səb sıdi,eri ] noun count ** a company that is owned by a larger company: a subsidiary of General Motors sub|sid|i|ar|y2 [ səb sıdi,eri ] adjective FORMAL related to something else but less important than it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Subsidiary — Sub*sid i*a*ry, n.; pl. {Subsidiaries}. One who, or that which, contributes aid or additional supplies; an assistant; an auxiliary. Hammond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sub|sid|i|ar|i|ty — «suhb SIHD uh AR uh tee», noun. the quality or condition of being subsidiary …   Useful english dictionary

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