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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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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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