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large-capadjective [before noun]

(also large cap) uk   us  
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe a ​company or its ​shares, when the ​totalnumber of ​shares has a high ​value: It is a large-cap ​company with an attractive and ​sustainabledividendyield.large-cap shares/stocks The ​theory is that large ​capshares have lesser ​growthpotential.

large-capnoun [C, usually plural]

(also large cap) uk   us  
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a ​company with a high ​totalvalue of ​shares, or ​shares in ​companies like this: The ​fundinvestedheavily in large-caps such as General Electric and Exxon.
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