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stock exchange

noun [C]  /ˈstɑk ɪksˌtʃeɪndʒ/ (also stock market) us  
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.
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