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Denoting or relating to the stock of a company with a large capitalization.
- ‘That helped buoy him during the blue-chip bear market, but now he has shifted 70% of his assets to large-cap stocks.’
- ‘But the effect applies equally well to large-cap stocks.’
- ‘If this occurs, it may be time to rebalance your portfolio by selling some of your small-cap holdings and reinvesting the proceeds in large-cap stocks.’
- ‘And he wasn't achieving those results on bonds and large-cap stocks alone.’
- ‘I have funds holding small-, mid-, and large-cap stocks, along with international stocks.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.