closely-held closely-held


  • (adj) owned by a relatively few shareholders


  • Booz Allen Hamilton A Major Player In Intelligence Community

    Booz Allen Hamilton, the multi-billion-dollar employer of the National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, has one customer: The United States government. And that customer entrusts it with some of its most closely-held national security secrets.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NPR

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