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shareholdingnoun [C]

(also share-holding) uk   us   /ˈʃeəˌhəʊldɪŋ/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
the ​shares in a ​company that a particular ​person or ​organizationowns considered together as a ​unit: acquire/secure a shareholding Telefonica ​acquired a shareholding of 51% in each ​localoperator.a shareholding in sth The Quatari ​fund now has a 25% shareholding in the ​company. Venture ​capitalists have a controlling shareholding in the ​business. amajority/​minority shareholding
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