Meaning of “partly-paid shares” in the English Dictionary


"partly-paid shares" in Business English

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partly-paid sharesnoun [ plural ]

uk us also partly-paid stock, partly paid-up share capital, contributing shares STOCK MARKET

shares that have been bought, but for which the company has allowed shareholders to pay only part of the total value:

A company can call on investors to pay the remaining value of partly-paid shares at any point in the future.

(Definition of “partly-paid shares” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)