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English definition of “stag”

stag

verb [T]
 
 
/stæɡ/ (-gg-) informal
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to buy shares in a company when it is first sold to the public and then sell the shares as soon as the price goes up to make a quick profit: There will be the usual scramble as private investors try to stag the new issue and sell at a profit.
(Definition of stag verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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