IPO Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"IPO" in British English

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IPOnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌaɪ.piːˈəʊ/  us   /-ˈoʊ/
abbreviation forinitialpublicoffering: the first ​sale of a company's shares to the ​public
(Definition of IPO from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"IPO" in Business English

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IPOnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   /ˌaɪpiːˈəʊ/  us   /-ˈoʊ/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
abbreviation forinitialpublicoffering: the first ​sale of a company's ​shares to the ​public: Is the ​plan to ​acquire further ​businesses and then go for an IPO? The ​company said the IPO ​price was likely to be announced next week. Mexican ​retailerfiles to ​listshares on IPO Market.
(Definition of IPO from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “IPO”
in Chinese (Simplified) 首次公开募股,首次上市…
in Chinese (Traditional) 首次公開招股,首次上市…
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