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English definition of “riser”

riser

noun [C] (PRICE)    /ˈraɪ.zər/ US  /-zɚ/
something such as a share price or currency whose value has gone up during a particular period : The day's sharpest riser was British Borneo, which put on 33p to 320p.Investment and stock markets
(Definition of riser noun (PRICE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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