Definition of vesting in English:


Syllabification: vest·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈvestiNG


  • 1The conveying to an employee of unconditional entitlement to a share in a pension fund.
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    • The expense was booked as a one-time charge, because ‘there is no vesting for these shares,’ he says.
    • The statutory vesting period is five years, but your employer may provide immediate vesting if he or she wishes.
    • A cash-poor start-up may rely heavily on stock options to compensate its employees, and the delayed vesting of the stock provides incentive for employees to stick with the new company.
  • 2Medium- to heavy-weight cloth with a decorated or raised pattern, used for vests and other garments.

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