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stock company

noun

Simple Definition of stock company

  • : a company whose ownership is divided into shares that can be bought and sold

  • : a theater group made up of actors who perform together

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stock company

  1. 1 :  a corporation or joint-stock company of which the capital is represented by stock

  2. 2 :  a theatrical company attached to a repertory theater; especially :  one without outstanding stars

1827

First Known Use of stock company

1827


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