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BUBBLE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

An extravagant or unsubstantial project for extensive operations in business or commerce, generally founded on a fictitious or exaggerated prospectus, to ensnare unwary investors. Companies formed on such a basis or for such purposes are called “bubble companies.” The term is chiefly used in England.


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