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English definition of “A share”

A share

noun [C]
 
 
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE a type of share in a unit trust or mutual fund (= investment service managed by financial experts) that carries a sales charge when it is bought rather than when it is sold: You may buy A shares of each of the funds at the public offering price. →  Compare B share , C share
(Definition of A share from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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