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suhb si dee e ree

  • n  an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
  • n  a company that is completely controlled by another company
  • s  functioning in a supporting capacity

  • Gulf Oil, the only known American participant, was represented through a Canadian subsidiary.
  • Two years ago, a Nokia subsidiary called Vertu introduced the world's first luxury cell phone.
  • He also controls Telefonos de Mexico, the country's leading telecom, which last year spun off a wireless subsidiary.
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  • Andrew Cuomo in Washington Post
    These payments were all made to individuals in the subsidiary whose performance led to crushing losses and the near failure of AIG,Cuomo said in a letter today to Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Financial Services...
  • Bill McCollum in The Associated Press
    The Supreme Court has long held that an exercise of this power is valid, even if it has a regulatory function, even if the revenue purpose is subsidiary, and even if the moneys raised are 'negligible,'wrote a team of government lawyers led by...
  • Rainer Brüderle in
    I am optimistic that the future of the subsidiary (Opel) can function without government aid,Bruederle said, adding that it was GM's responsibility to see to it that its subsidiary is swiftly restructured.

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