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outstanding

adjective
 
 
/ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ/
FINANCE an outstanding debt has not yet been paid: Most of the proceeds from the house sale were used to pay the outstanding mortgage. an outstanding debt/balance
FINANCE used to talk about the total number of shares held by a company's shareholders at a particular time: As of July 23, the chip maker had about 12.3 million shares outstanding. outstanding shares/securities/stock
an outstanding problem or subject has not been solved or discussed: We still have some outstanding issues to discuss.
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