firm name

firm name ˈfirm name noun [countable]
LAW the name of a firm, rather than the names of the people who own it, used in legal documents or for trading purposes:

• Any one of the partners may incur liabilities in the firm name.

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firm name UK US noun [C] UK
LAW the official legal name of a company: »

You will need to follow this procedure in order to change the registered firm name.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • firm name — the name under which the partners carry on the business of the firm. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • firm name — The name or title under which company transacts its business …   Black's law dictionary

  • firm name — See partnership name …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • firm name and style — See partnership name …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • name — UK US /neɪm/ noun [C] ► a well known and successful company, person, or product: a big/famous name »Some big names in the technology sector were hardest hit. ► the reputation of a company, person, or product: good/bad name »It is hard to put a… …   Financial and business terms

  • firm — Business entity or enterprise. Unincorporated business. Partnership of two or more persons. See also firm name. Binding; fixed; final; definite …   Black's law dictionary

  • name of partnership — Except as otherwise required by statute, the name selected by the partners as a firm name. 40 Am J1st Partn § 10 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • firm — Ⅰ. firm [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an unyielding surface or structure. 2) solidly in place and stable. 3) having steady power or strength: a firm grip. 4) showing resolute determination. 5) fixed or definite: firm plans …   English terms dictionary

  • Firm — Firm, n. [It. firma the (firm, sure, or confirming) signature or subscription, or Pg. firma signature, firm, cf. Sp. firma signature; all fr. L. firmus, adj., firm. See {Firm}, a.] The name, title, or style, under which a company transacts… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • firm — n [German Firma, from Italian, signature, ultimately from Latin firmare to make firm, confirm] 1: the name or title under which a company transacts business 2: a partnership of two or more persons that is not recognized as a legal person distinct …   Law dictionary

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