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stock exchange

noun

: a system or place where shares of various companies are bought and sold

Full Definition of STOCK EXCHANGE

1
:  a place where security trading is conducted on an organized system
2
:  an association of people organized to provide an auction market among themselves for the purchase and sale of securities
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Examples of STOCK EXCHANGE

  1. domestic and international stock exchanges
  2. Shares of the company were trading at $20 on the New York Stock Exchange.
  3. He works as a stockbroker on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

First Known Use of STOCK EXCHANGE

1773

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