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outstanding issuenoun [U]

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FINANCE the ​totalnumber of ​sharesheld by a company's ​shareholders at a particular ​time, which may be less than authorizedissue (= the ​number it is ​allowed to ​sell): If their ​holdingsexceed 5% of the ​totaloutstandingissue they are ​required to ​file a Schedule 13D with the SEC.
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