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stock certificate

noun
1.
a certificate evidencing ownership of one or more shares of stock in a corporation.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • Even though the company may no longer exist, the stock certificate may have value as a collector's item.
  • If an investor requests delivery of a stock certificate, the stock certificate should arrive in a few weeks.
British Dictionary definitions for stock certificate

stock certificate

noun
1.
the US equivalent of share certificate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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