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English definition of “stockholding”

stockholding

noun [C or U] ( also stock-holding)
 
 
/ˈstɒkˌhəʊldɪŋ/
COMMERCE, PRODUCTION an amount of goods that a company keeps for use in the future: Warehousing and other stockholding costs will be high.
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE the shares that someone owns in a particular company, or in companies in general: Caterpillar continued as the investment fund's largest stockholding, followed by General Motors. Keep at least a small portion of your stockholdings overseas.
(Definition of stockholding from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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