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English definition of “bearer form”

bearer form

noun [U]
 
 
BANKING, FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a situation in which a bond, cheque, share, etc. is considered to be owned by anyone who presents it for payment or has it in their possession, rather than by a named person: Nevada and Wyoming are the only states that allow corporate stock to be held in bearer form, which means the stock belongs to whoever possesses it.
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