equity security


noun

a security, especially a common stock, representing an ownership rather than a debt claim.

Nearby words

  1. equities,
  2. equitoxic,
  3. equity,
  4. equity capital,
  5. equity of redemption,
  6. equity stock,
  7. equity weighting,
  8. equity-linked policy,
  9. equiv.,
  10. equivalence

Origin of equity security

First recorded in 1925–30

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