fire company

fire com·pa·ny
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r kuhm-puh-nee]
    • /faɪər ˈkʌm pə ni/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r kuhm-puh-nee]
    • /faɪər ˈkʌm pə ni/

Definitions of fire company words

  • noun fire company a company of firefighters. 1
  • noun fire company a fire-insurance company. 1
  • noun fire company an insurance company selling policies relating to fire risk 0
  • noun fire company an organized body of firemen 0
  • noun fire company a body of men organized to fight fires, esp. one of a number of such groups constituting a fire department 0
  • noun fire company a business firm selling fire insurance 0

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Origin of fire company

First appearance:

before 1730
One of the 48% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1730-40

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Parts of speech for Fire company


fire company popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 5% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for fire company

noun fire company

  • fire brigade — a group of firefighters, especially as formed temporarily or called upon to assist a fire department in an emergency.
  • fire department — the department of a municipal government charged with the prevention and extinguishing of fire.

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