Meaning of “quiet period” in the English Dictionary

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"quiet period" in Business English

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quiet periodnoun [ S ]


a period of time when a company is first starting to sell shares during which it is not allowed to say anything publicly about the deal:

The company ran into controversy when a magazine released an interview with the co-founders during a strict "quiet period" ahead of the company's flotation.

(Definition of “quiet period” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)