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English definition of “red chip”

red chip

noun [C]
 
 
( also red chip company) STOCK MARKET
a share in a Chinese company that is traded on the Hong Kong stock market: Red chips fell heavily on Monday.
red-chip adjective [before noun]
(Definition of red chip from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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