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the Dow Jones Index

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noun
NAmE//ˌdaʊ ˈdʒoʊnz ˌɪndɛks//
 
(also Dow Jones average, the Dow) [singular]
 
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a list of the share prices of 30 U.S. industrial companies that can be used to compare the prices to previous levels
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