joint stock

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noun

stock or capital divided into a number of shares.
a pool of stock held in common.

Nearby words

  1. joint of hand,
  2. joint resolution,
  3. joint return,
  4. joint runner,
  5. joint session,
  6. joint stock company,
  7. joint stool,
  8. joint tenancy,
  9. joint tenant,
  10. joint venture

Origin of joint stock

First recorded in 1605–15

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British Dictionary definitions for joint stock

joint stock

noun

capital funds held in common and usually divided into shares between the owners
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