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English definition of “split”

split

noun [C]
 
 
/splɪt/
(also stock split) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the act of dividing each of a company's shares into two or more shares: Companies that announce stock splits often see their shares rise before the split as investors anticipate demand.
→ See also reverse stock split
(Definition of split noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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