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stock exchange

noun

Simple Definition of stock exchange

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stock exchange

  1. 1 :  a place where security trading is conducted on an organized system

  2. 2 :  an association of people organized to provide an auction market among themselves for the purchase and sale of securities

Examples of stock exchange in a sentence

  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.



1773

First Known Use of stock exchange

1773


Law Dictionary

stock exchange

noun

Legal Definition of stock exchange

  1. 1 :  a place where security trading is conducted on an organized system

  2. 2 :  an association or group of people organized to provide an auction market among themselves for the purchase and sale of securities





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