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registration statement

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET in the US, a set of documents with information about a company that it has to give to the Securities and Exchange Commission before it can offer shares for sale on a stock market: You must provide this information if you are filing a registration statement under the Securities Act.
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