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ordinary share

Syllabification: or·di·nar·y share

Definition of ordinary share in English:

noun

British term for common stock.
Example sentences
  • According to Netinvest's website, it holds 1.36 million loan notes in Voxpilot, almost 600,000 ordinary shares and 100 preference shares.
  • Last week multinational software company SAP, which is based in Germany, announced that it is converting its preference shares into ordinary shares in order to boost liquidity.
  • His holding is now 425,879 ordinary shares and 623,334 share options.

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