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SOE Line breaks: SOE

Definition of SOE in English:


short for state-owned enterprise.
Example sentences
  • A bank run would force a large number of SOEs to close their doors.
  • His ministerial mates would stick him on the board of an SOE, a quango or one of umpteen other types of publicly funded organisation.
  • The government has already helped more than 12 million laid-off SOE employees find new jobs in the past two years, Zhang said.


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