common-stock

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:
1840–50

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common stock
 
n
the US name for ordinary shares

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