share certificate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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share certificatenoun [C]

uk   us   (also stock certificate) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a ​legaldocument that ​states the ​number and ​type of ​shares you own in a ​company: If you want to be able to ​sell your ​shares when ​trading begins, you should ​request a ​sharecertificate. Most ​brokers will not ​accept a ​dealingrequest from a ​smallinvestor until the ​company has issued the ​sharecertificate.
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