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tranche Line breaks: tranche
Pronunciation: /trɑːnʃ/

Definition of tranche in English:


A portion of something, especially money: they released the first tranche of the loan
More example sentences
  • It will set aside equal shares for two tranches if the retail portion is more than 100 times oversubscribed.
  • According to local media reports, the state social security fund subscribed to a large tranche of shares.
  • It is believed that deals have been signed on half the tranche of property currently being sold off.


Late 15th century: from Old French, literally 'slice'.

Words that rhyme with tranche

blanch, Blanche, branch, ranch
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