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series

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsɪəriːz/ (plural series)
a number of similar or related events or things, one following another: a series of events/interviews/meetingsa series of articles/books/studies The is the first of a series of articles looking at financial instability. a series of steps/actions/transactions a series of crimes/attacks
PRODUCTION a set or range of similar products made by a company: The company has announced two new lines, the 2200 series and the 2300 series.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used in the name of a company's shares that have things in common, for example particular voting rights: Shares are called Series A if they are the first batch of a series of shares issued by the company.
→ See also time series
(Definition of series from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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