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dividend
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Man And Superman
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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
  • That is the only prosperity you see on the stage, where the workers are all footmen, parlourmaids, comic lodging-letters and fashionable professional men, whilst the heroes and heroines are miraculously provided with unlimited dividends, and eat gratuitously, like the knights in Don Quixote’s books of chivalry.

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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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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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