initial public offering

noun

Definition of initial public offering

: the first sale of a company's stock to the public

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“Initial public offering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/initial%20public%20offering. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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