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Meaning of “stock exchange” in the English Dictionary

"stock exchange" in British English

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stock exchangenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​place where shares in ​companies are ​bought and ​sold, or the ​organization of ​people whose ​job is to do this ​buying or ​selling: They ​bought some ​shares on the London ​stockexchange. Stock ​markets around the ​world are ​reacting to ​news of the US president's ​announcement.

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(Definition of stock exchange from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stock exchange" in American English

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stock exchangenoun [C]

 us   /ˈstɑk ɪksˌtʃeɪndʒ/ (also stock market)
a ​place where ​shares (= ​parts of the ​ownership of ​companies) are ​bought and ​sold, or the ​organization of ​people whose ​job is to do this ​buying and ​selling: The company’s ​sharesfellsharply on the London stock exchange.
(Definition of stock exchange from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stock exchange" in Business English

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stock exchangenoun [C]

uk   us   STOCK MARKET, FINANCE
a ​place where ​shares are ​bought and ​sold, and the ​people and ​organizations involved in this: The ​stock was up $3.125 at $26 on the New York Stock Exchange in early afternoon ​trading. list sth on a stock exchange The ​company has been ​listed on the ​stockexchange for 35 ​years. The Toronto ​stockexchange has ​suspendedtrading in the company's ​shares. traders on the stockexchangefloor a stockexchangestatement/announcement stockexchangeofficials/​regulators
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(Definition of stock exchange from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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