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free issuenoun [C]

uk   us   (also scrip issue, also bonus issue, also capitalization issue) STOCK MARKET
an ​offer by a ​company of ​extrashares to its ​shareholders for ​free: Many ​customersholdshares which they received as a ​result of a ​freeissue of ​stock last ​year.
(Definition of free issue from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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