Definition of initial public offering in English:

initial public offering

Syllabification: in·i·tial pub·lic of·fer·ing

noun

chiefly US
A company’s flotation on the stock exchange.
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  • When stocks are soaring and initial public offerings are raking in the money, it can seem like a bull market will never end.
  • Just a couple of years ago, initial public offerings and other equity offerings were glorious, champagne-drenched occasions.
  • The past year has seen four initial public offerings of media stocks, and three more are expected by year end.

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