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    Question Firm or company


    What is more used firm or company, firm profile or company profile?

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    Re: Firm or company

    Depends on the organization concerned which is preferred. I would expect to see "company" rather than "firm".

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    Re: Firm or company

    Hi lazybear,
    "Company" is in much wider use than "firm".

    "Firm" carries a small and elite sort of feeling. You'll always see "law firm" - never a "law company". I've heard "investment firm". The words "automotive firm" fit together, but "car firm" sounds silly.

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