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English definition of “stock exchange”

stock exchange

noun [C]    /ˈstɑk ɪksˌtʃeɪndʒ/ (also stock market)
a place where shares (= parts of the ownership of companies ) are bought and sold , or the organization of people whose job is to do this buying and selling : The company’s shares fell sharply on the London stock exchange.
(Definition of stock exchange noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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