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English definition of “blue-chip”

blue-chip

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈbluˌtʃɪp/ us  
(of a company) considered to be a safe investment for your money because it is well-established and has performed well in the past Blue-chip also means of top quality: Even a profitable team like the Cowboys can’t keep all their blue-chip players.
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