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paid-up

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪdʌp/

Translation of paid-up in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (predicative/predicativo paid up)

  • 1.1 (British English/inglés británico) paid2 21.2 [Finance] [capital] desembolsado; [shares] liberado
    Example sentences
    • During the same period, although almost half went out of business, those that did survive reported a six-fold increase in paid-up capital while deposits and loans grew by eight-fold.
    • Yet paid-up capital should be written down in the same manner as capital financed by debt, since it was also subject to losses if it had been put in place when interest rates were higher.
    • The government instead is reducing the corporate tax only for small and midsize industries with paid-up capital of 2.5 million ringgit and less.

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