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English definition of “small-cap”

small-cap

noun [C, usually plural] (also small cap)
 
 
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE a company with a low total value of shares, or shares in companies like this: Small-caps tend to fall farther and faster during market downturns. Avoid buying small caps when you are worried about the economy. → Compare large-cap, mid-cap
(Definition of small-cap noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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