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English definition of “bearer share”

bearer share

noun [C]
 
 
BANKING, FINANCE
a share that is considered to be owned by the person who has it in their possession, rather than by a named person: They kept their money in offshore holding companies controlled through anonymous bearer shares.
(Definition of bearer share from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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