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ordinary stock UK US noun [C or U] (UK also common stock)
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a share or shares of a company providing the owner with a right to vote at shareholder meetings and to receive a part of the company profits as a dividend
Compare PREFERRED STOCK(Cf. ↑preferred stock)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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