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blue-chipadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈbluˌtʃɪp/
(of a ​company) ​considered to be a ​safeinvestment for ​yourmoney because it is well-established and has ​performed well in the past Blue-chip also ​means of ​topquality: Even a ​profitableteam like the Cowboys can’t ​keep all ​their blue-chip ​players.
(Definition of blue-chip from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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blue-chipadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌbluːˈtʃɪp/
A blue-chip ​company or investment is one that can be ​trusted and is not ​likely to ​fail.
(Definition of blue-chip from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blue chipnoun [C]

(also blue-chip) uk   us   /ˈbluːtʃɪp/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
(also blue chip company) a large and ​successfulcompany whose ​shares are considered to be a good ​investment: After ​years of ​restructuring, Japanese blue ​chips were ​postingrecordprofits.

blue chipadjective [before noun]

(also blue-chip) uk   us   /ˈbluːtʃɪp/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
relating to a large and ​successfulcompany, whose ​shares are considered to be a good ​investment: blue-chip ​clients such as Rolls-Royce and Mercedes blue-chip ​stocks/​shares
(Definition of blue chip from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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