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"riser" in British English

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risernoun

uk   /ˈraɪ.zər/ us   /ˈraɪ.zɚ/
  • riser noun (PERSON)

early/late riser
a person who usually gets out of bed early/late in the morning
  • riser noun (STEP)

[C] specialized architecture the vertical part of a step
risers [plural] US
a group of steps on which people sit or stand to see or be seen better
  • riser noun (PRICE)

[C] something such as a share price or currency whose value has gone up during a particular period: Old Mutual , the financial services group, was the biggest riser in the FTSE 100.
(Definition of riser from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"riser" in American English

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risernoun [C]

us   /ˈrɑɪ·zər/
a person who typically gets out of bed at a certain time: Paul is an early riser (= gets out of bed early in the morning).
(Definition of riser from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"riser" in Business English

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risernoun [C]

uk   /ˈraɪzər/ us   STOCK MARKET
a share that has gone up in price on a particular day of trading: The day's sharpest riser was British Borneo, which put on 33p to 320p.
(Definition of riser from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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