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stock exchange

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

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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