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Stake

Meanings and phrases

stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something; interest
  2. a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); post
  3. instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning
  4. the money risked on a gamble; stakes; bet; wager
  5. a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground

stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. place a bet on; bet on; back; gage; game; punt
  2. put at risk; venture; hazard; adventure; jeopardize
  3. mark with a stake; post
  4. kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole; impale
  5. tie or fasten to a stake

at stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in question or at issue
  2. to be won or lost; at risk

burning at the stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. execution by fire; burning

stake driver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a kind of bittern; American bittern; Botaurus lentiginosus

stake race

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a horse race in which part of the prize is put up by the owners of the horses in the race

majority stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • after holding the majority stake for 9 years.
  • In 1997, Antelo sold a majority stake of Cofal to Renault.
  • The majority stake in the mine is owned by InterGen Australia.

percent stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Promus Companies acquired a 20 percent stake in Sodak in November 1992.
  • At the end of 2011, the Burelle family held a 77.85 percent stake in Burelle.
  • In 2012, it acquired a 52 percent stake in Eurostar Express of Eurostar of UAE.

controlling stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The company also took a controlling stake in Link Motion.
  • In 2018, Imagine acquired a controlling stake in Jax Media.
  • In 2005, Gazprom purchased a controlling stake in OMZ and Uralmash.

minority stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Since 2016, PICC also owned a minority stake in .
  • Commerzbank sold a minority stake in the company.
  • Craig continued to hold a minority stake.

ownership stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2018, Macquarie sold its ownership stake in PSE.
  • The casino retained the name "Trump Taj Mahal", though Donald Trump no longer held any ownership stake.
  • After increasing its ownership stake in the property, Simon presented preliminary plans to revamp Del Amo.

equity stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By May 2000, Disney had taken an equity stake in Spyglass.
  • In May 2016, Sofina announced an undisclosed equity stake in The Hut Group.
  • The white squire may often also get special voting rights for their equity stake.

sold its stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2008, RDC sold its stake in both CEAR and SDCN.
  • In June 2016, H&R sold its stake in Scotia Plaza.
  • In 2010, Hearst sold its stake to Dow Jones.

cent stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Constellation Brands retained a 20 per cent stake in the newly named Accolade Wines.
  • In 2007, Singapore Telecommunications bought a 30-per cent stake in Warid for about $758 million.
  • Selling entire GM's 57.7 per cent stake in General Motors East Africa to Isuzu was announced on February 28, 2017.

per cent stake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Constellation Brands retained a 20 per cent stake in the newly named Accolade Wines.
  • Selling entire GM's 57.7 per cent stake in General Motors East Africa to Isuzu was announced on February 28, 2017.
  • RTV was taken over by the government, with the RBC initially acquired a 51 per cent stake in the service, which became part of the RBC in 1976.
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