Definition of 'blue chip'
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Investments were made in blue chip stocks and traders were under instruction to minimise risks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He goes for leading blue chip stocks that he thinks are undervalued. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Other embattled blue chips also were cutting costs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Both have very large holdings of British blue chip stocks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Senior executives who join the board of a small firm will find it a world away from being recruited to a blue chip company. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His commitment is set to pay off - a blue chip company has offered 4 million for the gadget. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It was an extraordinarily precipitous slide for such a blue-chip company. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Only five blue-chip stocks ended in the red, four of them miners. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The third is a business consultant who wants to be the CEO of a blue-chip company. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This provides an opportunity to get on board a highquality, blue-chip company with eggs in promising baskets and a dividend yield not to be sniffed at. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Melrose is one of the batch of international engineering groups that have cemented their position in the London blue-chip index on the back rising profits and dividends. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Definition of blue chip from the Collins English Dictionary
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