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English definition of “publicly-traded”

publicly-traded

adjective     STOCK MARKET, FINANCE
a publicly-traded company is one whose shares can be bought and sold on a stock exchange: By mid-2006, Western was the fourth-largest publicly-traded independent oil refiner in the United States.
(Definition of publicly-traded adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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