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Could anyone tell me what the opposite of 'start-up' (as in startup company..) is,please
Sep 13, 2019 4:59 PM
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As others point out, there are two ways for a company to differ from a startup, which is a new and still-small company that is growing rapidly. One opposite would be a failed company, and the other would be a big corporation that has been around for a while. Solyndra was a failed startup. Microsoft is a big corporation. A company that is not a startup but is still smaller than a giant like Microsoft is an "established firm" if it does white-collar work or an "existing company" if it sells actual stuff or regular services.
September 13, 2019
"An established or 'Blue Chip' company'". but to express the opposite in the opposite direction it would be a "failed company" or "bankrupt company"
September 13, 2019
Agree with Raffaele, it would be a "well-established" company or, with respect to the stock market (at least in the US), it can also be a "blue chip" company.
September 13, 2019
How about "shut-down". Example: The engines of the aircraft will be shut-down at the parking position. Example: The restaurant had been shut-down by the health-authorities.
September 13, 2019
Well-established company
September 13, 2019
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