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joint stock

noun
1.
stock or capital divided into a number of shares.
2.
a pool of stock held in common.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • They also effectively used joint stock companies to spread risk and make investment in trade and industry easier.
British Dictionary definitions for joint stock

joint stock

noun
1.
capital funds held in common and usually divided into shares between the owners
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