Definition of "prospectus"
  1. A detailed document prepared by a corporation describing an offer of stock to the public, including such aspects as financial statements, business plans, information about its leadership team, and ongoing legal matters, required to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for major stock issues
How to use "prospectus" in a sentence
  1. Before investing in the new startup, potential buyers were encouraged to read the prospectus thoroughly.
  2. The company issued a prospectus as part of their public offering of stock.
  3. The Securities and Exchange Commission received the corporation's prospectus as required by federal law.

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