stock certificate

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. stock,
  2. stock and station agent,
  3. stock boy,
  4. stock buyback,
  5. stock car,
  6. stock character,
  7. stock clerk,
  8. stock company,
  9. stock culture,
  10. stock dividend

Origin of stock certificate

First recorded in 1860–65

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Examples from the Web for stock certificate

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



British Dictionary definitions for stock certificate

stock certificate

noun

the US equivalent of share certificate
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