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Treasury stocknoun [U]

uk   us   FINANCE, GOVERNMENT
in the UK, British ​governmentbonds

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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