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English definition of “blue chip”

blue chip

noun [C] (also blue-chip)
 
 
/ˈbluːtʃɪp/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
(also blue chip company) a large and successful company whose shares are considered to be a good investment: After years of restructuring, Japanese blue chips were posting record profits.
(Definition of blue chip noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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