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stag

noun [C] uk   us   /stæɡ/

stag noun [C] (ANIMAL)

(plural stags or stag) an adult male deer

stag noun [C] (PERSON)

(plural stags) UK a person who buys shares in a company that is being sold to the public with the intention of selling them immediately for profit
Idioms

stag

verb [I or T] uk   us   /stæɡ/ (-gg-) UK
to buy shares in a company that is being sold to the public with the intention of selling them immediately for profit
Translations of “stag”
in Arabic وَعل…
in Korean 숫사슴…
in Malaysian rusa jantan…
in French cerf…
in Turkish erkek geyik…
in Italian cervo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 成年雄鹿…
in Russian олень-самец…
in Polish jeleń…
in Vietnamese hươu đực…
in Spanish ciervo…
in Portuguese veado…
in Thai กวางตัวผู้…
in German der Rothirsch…
in Catalan cérvol…
in Japanese 雄ジカ…
in Indonesian rusa jantan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 成年雄鹿…
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