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greenshoe

greenshoe
 n.— «The “finding out” starts today when Finance Minister Nick Minchin tells us how many shares the Government has sold and at what price. Broadly he will tell us the Government has sold at least 4 billion shares—including 500 million in what’s called the “greenshoe,” raising at least $15 billion.» —“Take-up good outcome for all” Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia) Nov. 19, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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