stock company

noun

Definition of stock company

1 : a corporation or joint-stock company of which the capital is represented by stock
2 : a theatrical company attached to a repertory theater; especially : one without outstanding stars

First Known Use of stock company

1827


STOCK COMPANY Defined for English Language Learners

stock company

noun

Definition of stock company for English Language Learners

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

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


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