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stock certificate

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noun
  1. a certificate evidencing ownership of one or more shares of stock in a corporation.

Origin of stock certificate

First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for stock certificate

Historical Examples

  • You'll get a stock-certificate, which you may keep or tear up and throw into the waste-basket, just as you please.

    The City of Numbered Days

    Francis Lynde


British Dictionary definitions for stock certificate

stock certificate

noun
  1. the US equivalent of share certificate
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