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English definition of “market capitalization”

market capitalization

noun [C or U] ( UK also market capitalisation)
 
 
(also market cap, capitalization) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
the total value of a company's shares on a stock market: The company has a total market capitalization of about $14.3 billion.
the total value of shares in a stock market or several stock markets: The Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges have a combined market capitalization of roughly $1.4 trillion.
(Definition of market capitalization from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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