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dividend
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as in: dividend paid by stock Define
that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders
  • …by cohesion of molecular affinity in a single pinhead: of the universe of human serum constellated with red and white bodies, themselves universes of void space constellated with other bodies, each, in continuity, its universe of divisible component bodies of which each was again divisible in divisions of redivisible component bodies, dividends and divisors ever diminishing without actual division till, if the progress were carried far enough, nought nowhere was never reached.

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  • She buys high-dividend stocks.
  • Unfortunately VistaBank had ceased paying dividends, and failed, shortly before Mr. Barbour’s death.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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  • Six and a half per cent dividend.

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as in: dividend paid by stock Define
that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders
in math Define
if 8 divided by 4 = 2, then 8 can be described as the dividend, 4 as the divisor, and 2 as the quotient
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