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share in Stocks & shares topic

shareshare2 ●●● S1 W1 noun  1 in a company [countable]BFS one of the equal parts into which the ownership of a company is dividedshare in We’ve got shares in Allied Chemicals. stock1(2)2 part of something [singular]PART the part of something that you own or are responsible forshare of/in I gave them my share of the bill and left. a share in the profits I do my share (=do my part) of the housework.3 your (fair) share4 share in something5 house/flat sharesharing noun [uncountable] the lion’s share at lion(2), → timeshareCOLLOCATIONSverbshave/hold/own sharesA lot of the employees own shares in the company.buy/invest in sharesI bought some shares in British Gas five years ago.sell sharesThis isn’t a good time to sell shares.trade in/deal in shares (=buy and sell shares as a business)They make their money by trading in stocks and shares.shares rise/go up (=their value increases)The company’s shares rose 5.5p to 103p.shares fall/go down (=their value decreases)Shares fell sharply on the London Stock Market yesterday.share + NOUNshare priceThe company’s share price has continued to go down.share ownershipThe government tried to encourage wider share ownership.share dealing (=buying and selling shares as a business)He was convicted of illegal share dealing.
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shareThe price has gone up to $4.50 a share.The Class A shares rose 3 / 4 to 40 5 / 8.They enter at the peak and like those who buy shares at their peak they suffer badly.According to this conventional wisdom, the middle class and the poor think the rich should pay a heavy share.Economies of scale are also a feature likely to be associated with the struggle for market share.Excite will pay for McKinley by issuing 1. 2 million shares of stock, currently valued at $ 18 million.Earnings per share fell to 15.6p from 24.1p but the 1991 dividend total of 14.85p per share is to be maintained.An Australian businessman has bought a 10 percent share in the project.Wilson's share of the business is worth $500,000.Between 1980 and 1990 their share of total retail trade fell from 5.2% to 4.5%, according to Verdict, a retail analyst.If your grandfather left any money, you will get your share.share inThe political reforms offered ordinary people more of a share in the running of the country.Richardson recently sold his share in the restaurant for $500,000.share of/inContributors to the trust then have a share in the income and capital appreciation of the underlying assets.It's the titles that matter, and Martina, with 156, has her fair share of them.It is now the fifth most listened to form of radio - and it is increasing its share of total listening.The doctor was as uninterested in money as Harry was interested, and let him sell a-large share of what he picked.Corporate power is not merely a matter of the resources and market share of formally independent entities.He said higher diesel fuel cost the company about 10 per share in the first quarter.This sharing of power through incorporating students into the administration of an undergraduate program is highly unusual in academic settings.And you two certainly had your share of it this year.