stock exchange Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “stock exchange” - English Dictionary

"stock exchange" in American English

See all translations

stock exchangenoun [C]

 us   /ˈstɑk ɪksˌtʃeɪndʒ/ (also stock market)
a ​place where ​shares (= ​parts of the ​ownership of ​companies) are ​bought and ​sold, or the ​organization of ​people whose ​job is to do this ​buying and ​selling: The company’s ​sharesfellsharply on the London stock exchange.
(Definition of stock exchange from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"stock exchange" in British English

See all translations

stock exchangenoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈstɒk ɪksˌtʃeɪndʒ/  us   /ˈstɑːk ɪksˌtʃeɪndʒ/
a ​place where shares in ​companies are ​bought and ​sold, or the ​organization of ​people whose ​job is to do this ​buying or ​selling: They ​bought some ​shares on the London ​stockexchange. Stock ​markets around the ​world are ​reacting to ​news of the US president's ​announcement.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

(Definition of stock exchange from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stock exchange" in Business English

See all translations

stock exchangenoun [C]

uk   us   STOCK MARKET, FINANCE
a ​place where ​shares are ​bought and ​sold, and the ​people and ​organizations involved in this: The ​stock was up $3.125 at $26 on the New York Stock Exchange in early afternoon ​trading. list sth on a stock exchange The ​company has been ​listed on the ​stockexchange for 35 ​years. The Toronto ​stockexchange has ​suspendedtrading in the company's ​shares. traders on the stockexchangefloor a stockexchangestatement/announcement stockexchangeofficials/​regulators
Compare
(Definition of stock exchange from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of stock exchange?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More