a town whose inhabitants are mainly dependent on one company for employment, housing, supplies, etc.
(US & Canadian) a town built by a company for its employees
noun 1. a female employee whose allegiance to her employer comes before personal beliefs or loyalty to fellow workers.
- Compaq computer corporation
company A US manufacturer and vendor of IBM PC compatible personal computers and servers. Compaq was started in 1982 by three ex-Texas Instruments employees and by 1995 had become the largest PC manufacturer. Quarterly sales $2499M, profits $210M (Aug 1994). (http://compaq.com/). (1995-10-24)
1. . comparative
[kom-per-uh-buh l or, sometimes, kuh m-pair-] /ˈkɒm pər ə bəl or, sometimes, kəmˈpɛər-/ adjective 1. capable of being ; having features in common with something else to permit or suggest : He considered the Roman and British empires to be comparable. 2. worthy of : shops comparable to those on Fifth Avenue. 3. usable for […]