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sharenoun [C]

 us   /ʃer, ʃær/

share noun [C] (PART)

one of the ​parts into which something has been ​divided: The ​totalbill comes to $200, so ​our share is $40. She’s not doing her ​fair share of the ​work.

share noun [C] (PART OWNERSHIP)

one of the ​equalparts into which the ​ownership of a ​company is ​divided: She ​owns 2000 shares of ​General Electric.

shareverb [I/T]

 us   /ʃer, ʃær/

share verb [I/T] (DIVIDE INTO PARTS)

to ​divide or use something with ​others: [T] Why don’t we share the ​salad? [I/T] All the employees in the ​company share (in) the ​profits. [T] She shares an ​office with Anne. [T] It’s a ​longtrip – why don’t we share the ​driving (= each do some of it)? [T] Our ​wholefamily shares an ​interest in ​hiking (= We all like it). [T] I have an ​idea I’d like to share with you (= ​tell you).
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shareverb

uk   /ʃeər/  us   /ʃer/
A2 [I or T] to have or use something at the same ​time as someone ​else: She's very ​possessive about her ​toys and ​finds it hard to share. Bill and I shared an ​office for ​years. I share a ​house with four other ​people.A2 [I or T] to ​dividefood, ​money, ​goods, etc. and give ​part of it to someone ​else: Will you share ​yoursandwich with me? Let's share the ​sweets (out) among/between everyone. We should share (in) the ​reward.B2 [I or T] If two or more ​people share an ​activity, they each do some of it: Shall we share the ​driving? We shared the ​preparation for the ​party between us, so it wasn't too much ​work.B1 [I or T] If two or more ​people or things share a ​feeling, ​quality, or ​experience, they both or all have the same ​feeling, ​quality, or ​experience: We share an ​interest insailing. All ​hospitals share some ​commoncharacteristics. I don't share ​yourviews/​beliefs. The ​management and the ​union both share in the ​responsibility for the ​crisis. She ​knew that he was the ​person she ​wanted to share her ​life with.C1 [T] to ​tell someone ​else about ​yourthoughts, ​feelings, ​ideas, etc.: He's not very good at sharing his ​worries. It's ​nice to have someone you can share ​yourproblems with. Come on, ​Bob, share the ​joke (with us).
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sharenoun

uk   /ʃeər/  us   /ʃer/

share noun (PART)

B2 [C or U] a ​part of something that has been ​divided between several ​people: The ​totalbill comes to €80, so ​our share is €20. We ought to make ​sure that everyone gets ​equal shares of the ​food. His share of the ​voterose by 15 ​percentagepoints among Hispanics.B2 [C or U] a ​part of something that several ​people are ​involved in: She's not doing her share of the ​work. We must all ​accept some share of the ​responsibility.
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share noun (PART OF A BUSINESS)

C2 [C] one of the ​equalparts that the ownership of a ​company is ​divided into, and that can be ​bought by ​members of the ​public: The ​value of my shares has ​risen/​fallen by eight ​percent. We have some shares in Apple. He ​invests in stocks and shares. share prices
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sharenoun

uk   us   /ʃeər/
[C, usually singular] one of the ​parts that ​results when something is ​divided between several ​people, ​groups, etc., or a ​numberrepresenting that ​part: The ​totalbill comes to €80, so our share is €20. The party's share of the ​votefell from 39% to 24%. We must all ​accept some share of the ​responsibility.
[C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET one of the ​units that the ownership of a ​company, ​fund, etc. is ​divided into and which can be ​bought by ​members of the ​public: She ​buys and ​sells stocks and shares. The value of my shares has ​fallen by 8%. Share ​prices have gone up for three weeks in a row. have/own/​hold shares in sth On the London Stock Exchange, 18.5 million shares were ​traded yesterday. The ​company is ​talking to its ​investors about issuing shares to ​fund the ​deal.
sb's (fair) share of sth a lot, or more than enough, of something ​bad: We've certainly got our share of problems at the moment. The country's ​economy has seen its ​fair share of difficult ​times lately.
(Definition of share from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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