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Meaning of “stag” in the English Dictionary

"stag" in British English

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stagnoun [C]

uk   us   /stæɡ/
  • stag noun [C] (ANIMAL)

(plural stags or stag) an ​adultmale deer
  • stag noun [C] (PERSON)

(plural stags) UK a ​person who ​buys shares in a ​company that is being ​sold to the ​public with the ​intention of ​selling them ​immediately for ​profit
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stagverb [I or T]

uk   us   /stæɡ/ (-gg-) UK
to ​buy shares in a ​company that is being ​sold to the ​public with the ​intention of ​selling them ​immediately for ​profit
(Definition of stag from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stag" in American English

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stagnoun [C]

 us   /stæɡ/
an ​adultmaledeer
(Definition of stag from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stag" in Business English

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stagnoun [C]

uk   us   /stæɡ/ informal
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET someone who ​buysshares in a ​company when it is first ​sold to the ​public and ​sells them as soon as the ​shareprice goes up to make a quick ​profit: No one had expected the ​shareoffer to be a high stag ​stock.

stagverb [T]

uk   us   /stæɡ/ (-gg-) informal
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to ​buyshares in a ​company when it is first ​sold to the ​public and then ​sell the ​shares as soon as the ​price goes up to make a quick ​profit: There will be the usual scramble as ​privateinvestorstry to stag the new ​issue and ​sell at a ​profit.
(Definition of stag from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stag”
in Korean 숫사슴…
in Arabic وَعل…
in Malaysian rusa jantan…
in French cerf…
in Russian олень-самец…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 成年雄鹿…
in Italian cervo…
in Turkish erkek geyik…
in Polish jeleń…
in Spanish ciervo…
in Vietnamese hươu đực…
in Portuguese veado…
in Thai กวางตัวผู้…
in German der Rothirsch…
in Catalan cérvol…
in Japanese 雄ジカ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 成年雄鹿…
in Indonesian rusa jantan…
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