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minority stakenoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   (also minority shareholding) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a company’s ​shares that belong to a ​shareholder other than the controllingshareholder: a minority stake in sth The ​deal gives the ​technologygiant a ​minoritystake in the ​socialnetworkingsite.buy/sell/acquire a minority stake With the ​money he made, Buckner ​acquired a ​minoritystake in seven different ​companies.have/hold/own a minority stake She ​owns a ​minoritystake in both ​teams.keep/retain/take a minority stake Goldman Sachs decided to ​retain its ​minoritystake.
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