Definition of street name in English:

street name

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noun

1An informal term for something, typically an illegal drug: Special K is the street name for ketamine
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  • It is a street name for sexual immorality.
  • Marijuana has a variety of street names.
  • It is also known as methamphetamine and by the street names "ice" and " Nazi crank ".
2North American The name of a stockbroking firm, bank, or dealer in which stock is held on behalf of a purchaser.
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  • Shares held in a brokerage account are very rarely registered in the shareholder's name and are instead registered in street name.
  • To change the registration of a security that is not held in street name, you can transfer the title through our brokerage service or the transfer agent.
  • You may have your security registered in street name and held in your account at your broker-dealer.

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