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English definition of “demat”


adjective [before noun]     /ˈdiːmæt/
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE used to describe shares , etc. that are dematerialized (= bought , sold , and stored electronically ), rather than being sold , etc. in the form of certificates (= paper documents ): Lower interest is charged for loans taken against demat shares as compared to loans against physical shares . a demat account
(Definition of demat adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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