Definition of “Wall Street” - English Dictionary

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(Definition of “Wall Street” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“Wall Street” in American English

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Wall Streetnoun [ U ]

us /ˈwɔl ˌstrit/

a street in New York City that represents the financial center of the US:

On Wall Street today, stocks closed higher.

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“Wall Street” in Business English

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Wall Streetnoun [ U ]

uk us FINANCE, STOCK MARKET

a street in New York where the New York Stock Exchange is, and that is the financial centre of the US. Wall Street is used to refer to the financial world in the US in general, and to big businesses and their interests rather than small ones:

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones rose 30 points.
Wall Street prices/shares/stocks
Wall Street firms/investors/traders
Both Wall Street and Main Street were badly affected by the downturn.

(Definition of “Wall Street” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)