proration
noun see prorate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • proration — 1923, from PRORATE (Cf. prorate) + ION (Cf. ion) …   Etymology dictionary

  • proration — Refers to the division between cash and stock in a takeover offer. Often a takeover is a combination of cash and the acquiring firm s equity. Shareholders can elect to take cash or equity. After the election is made, the stock is prorated. For… …   Financial and business terms

  • proration — See proratable. * * * …   Universalium

  • proration — noun a) budgeting the proportional distribution or allocation of parameters, such as noise power and transmission losses, among a number of tandem connected items, such as equipment, cables, links, or trunks, in order to balance the performance… …   Wiktionary

  • Proration — A situation during a corporate action in which the available cash or shares are not sufficient to satisfy the offers tendered by shareholders. Therefore, a proportion of both cash and shares is granted for each offer tendered. When …   Investment dictionary

  • proration — n. proportional calculation, division proportionally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proration — pro·ra·tion …   English syllables

  • proration — Apportionment. See apportionment; pro rata …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • proration — noun the proportional limitation of production or distribution of something (e.g. crude oil or natural gas) to some fractional part of the total capacity of each producer • Derivationally related forms: ↑prorate • Hypernyms: ↑coordination …   Useful english dictionary

  • proration statute — A statute providing that the amount of estate taxes shall be paid out of the estate before its distribution and shall be equitably prorated among the persons interested in the estate to whom benefit accrues, except as the testator directs… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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