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Share

A certificate giving the person or company listed a portion of ownership in a stock, mutual fund, or some other investment vehicle. A share is the smallest unit of ownership. They may be bought or sold on or off an exchange.
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share

1. A single unit of a class of ownership in a corporation, represented by a stock certificate.
2. A single unit of ownership in a mutual fund.
3. The portion of a market controlled by a particular firm.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.

Share.

A share is a unit of ownership in a corporation or mutual fund, or an interest in a general or limited partnership. Though the word is sometimes used interchangeably with the word stock, you actually own shares of stock.

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share

a FINANCIAL SECURITY issued by a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY as a means of raising long-term capital. Purchasers of shares pay money into the company's bank account and in return receive a SHARE CERTIFICATE signifying their ownership of the shares and have their ownership recorded in the company's SHARE REGISTER. The SHAREHOLDERS of a company are its legal owners and are entitled to a share in its profits. Shares are traded on the STOCK MARKET. There are two broad kinds of shares: PREFERENCE SHARES and ORDINARY SHARES. See also SHARE CAPITAL, SHARE ISSUE, CAPITAL GEARING.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

share

a FINANCIAL SECURITY issued by a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY as a means of raising long-term capital. Purchasers of shares pay money to the company and in return receive a SHARE CERTIFICATE signifying their ownership of the shares and have their ownership recorded in the company's SHARE REGISTER. The SHAREHOLDERS of a company are its legal owners and are entitled to a share in its profits, receiving some of these profits in the form of DIVIDENDS. Shares are traded on the STOCK EXCHANGE. There are two broad kinds of shares: PREFERENCE SHARES and ORDINARY SHARES. See SHARE CAPITAL, SHARE ISSUE, CAPITAL GEARING.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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[section] 1.482-2(g)(2) defines the term qualified cost-sharing arrangement and requires that the arrangement (1) include two or more eligible participants; (2) be recorded in a contemporaneous, written agreement; (3) provide for a sharing of the costs incurred in developing the intangible by the participants who are to receive a specified interest in any intangible produced; (4) establish a method that reflects a reasonable effort by each eligible participant to share the costs and risks of intangible development, such that each eligible participant's share is proportionate to the benefits that each reasonably anticipates it will receive from the exploitation of intangibles developed under the arrangement; and (5) meet certain administrative requirements of Prop.
Patron-initiated ILL promises to put pressure on consortial commitments to view members' resources as a seamless whole, the consortium as "one library." The ultimate vision of resource sharing posits a completely digital environment in which the user identifies the electronic resource he or she wants through a comprehensive system of metadata and then simply connects to it without knowing or caring where it resides.
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1.482-7(d)(1) defines the costs subject to cost sharing as all costs incurred by a participant related to the intangible development area, plus aU of the cost-sharing payments it makes to other controlled and uncontrolled participants, less all of the cost-sharing payments it receives from other controlled and uncontrolled participants.