ordinary shares

ordinary share

noun
British. a share of common stock.

Origin:
1865–70

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ordinary shares
 
pl n
(Brit) Compare preference shares See also A shares US equivalent: common stock shares representing part of the capital issued by a company and entitling their holders to a dividend that varies according to the prosperity of the company, to vote at all meetings of members, and to a claim on the net assets of the company, after the holders of preference shares have been paid

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