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preferred stock


      n      the U.S. and Canadian name for       preference shares  
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preference shares  
      pl n     (Brit. and Austral)   shares representing part of the capital issued by a company and entitling their holders to priority with respect to both net profit and net assets. Preference shares usually carry a definite rate of dividend that is generally lower than that declared on ordinary shares,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    preferred stock             Compare       ordinary shares       preferred ordinary shares  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
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