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stock certificate

n.
A document certifying ownership of a stated number of shares of a corporation's stock.

stock certificate

n
(Stock Exchange) the US equivalent of share certificate

stock′ certif`icate


n.
a certificate evidencing ownership of one or more shares of stock.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stock certificate - a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporationstock certificate - a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"
share - any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate; "he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price"
certificate, security - a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities"
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