stock exchange

noun

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


STOCK EXCHANGE Defined for English Language Learners

stock exchange

noun

Definition of stock exchange for English Language Learners

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


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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