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Treasury stocknoun [U]

uk   us   FINANCE, GOVERNMENT
in the UK, British government bonds

treasury stocknoun [U]

uk   us   FINANCE
in the US, a company’s shares that it buys back from shareholders, for example instead of paying dividends or when it wants to reduce the number of existing shares: They will hold the majority of the shares as treasury stock.
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