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common stock

noun
1.
stock that ordinarily has no preference in the matter of dividends or assets and represents the residual ownership of a corporate business.
2.
Animal Husbandry. stock that is not purebred.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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British Dictionary definitions for common-stock

common stock

noun
1.
the US name for ordinary shares
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