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preference share Syllabification: pref·er·ence share
Pronunciation: /ˈpref(ə)rəns ˌSHe(ə)r/

Definition of preference share in English:


British term for preferred stock.
Example sentences
  • However, when you start your Open Annuity, you also buy a special preference share in the insurance company operating it.
  • In 1997 they retained their first preference share but lost more than half their seats because their vote was spread over too many candidates.
  • Company head Dan Brown said at the meeting that existing shareholders would have an opportunity to purchase one preference share at $1.00 for every five ordinary share currently owned.
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