IPO

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noun \ˌī-(ˌ)pē-ˈō\

Definition of IPO

plural

IPOs

  1. :  an initial public offering of a company's stock

Origin and Etymology of ipo

initial public offering


First Known Use: 1980


IPO Defined for English Language Learners

IPO

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noun \ˌī-(ˌ)pē-ˈō\

Definition of IPO for English Language Learners

  • : the first time a company's stock is offered for sale to the public


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IPO

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noun \ˌī-ˌpē-ˈō\

Legal Definition of IPO

  1. :  an initial public offering of a company's stock


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