Preferred

  • 1 preferred — pre‧ferred [prɪˈfɜːd ǁ ɜːrd] adjective [only before a noun] FINANCE 1. used to talk about a company s most important investors. If the company is in financial difficulty, preferred investors may receive payment of dividends, debts etc even if… …

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  • 2 preferred — I (favored) adjective adopted, approved, choice, chosen, decided upon, elected, endorsed, especially liked, fancied, favorite, handpicked, liked, picked out, preferable, preferential, selected, set apart, settled upon, singled out, special, taken …

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  • 3 preferred — [adj] favorite, chosen adopted, approved, culled, decided upon, elected, endorsed, fancied, favored, handpicked, liked, named, picked, popular, sanctioned, selected, set apart, settled upon, singled out, taken, well liked; concepts 555,574 Ant.… …

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  • 4 Preferred — Prefer Pre*fer , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Preferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Preferring}.] [F. pr[ e]f[ e]rer, L. praeferre; prae before + ferre to bear or carry. See 1st {Bear}.] 1. To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for …

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  • 5 preferred — Possessing or accorded a priority, advantage, or privilege. Generally denoting a prior or superior claim or right of payment as against another thing of the same kind or class; e.g. creditor with perfected security interest @ preferred creditor… …

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  • 6 preferred — adjective 1. more desirable than another (Freq. 1) coffee is preferable to tea Danny s preferred name is Dan • Syn: ↑preferable • Similar to: ↑desirable 2. preferred above all others and treated with partiality …

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  • 7 preferred — 1. adjective favoured 2. noun Preferred stock …

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  • 8 preferred — adj. Preferred is used with these nouns: ↑choice, ↑habitat, ↑means, ↑method, ↑mode, ↑option, ↑share, ↑stock, ↑stockholder, ↑supplier, ↑term …

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  • 9 preferred — teiktinas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis NATO terminijos standartizacijoje – terminų vertinimo skalės įvertis, kuriuo parodoma, kad terminas geriausiai atitinka pateiktą sąvoką. atitikmenys: angl. preferred pranc. privilégié ryšiai: susijęs… …

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  • 10 preferred — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. chosen, selected, fancied, adopted, picked out, taken, elected, liked, favored, set apart, culled, handpicked, singled out, endorsed, settled upon, sanctioned, decided upon; see also approved , named 2 . Ant. neglected* …

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  • 11 preferred — prɪ fÉœrd / fɜːd adj. favored, held in high regard, viewed as superior pre·fer || prɪ fÉœr / fɜː v. hold superior; appoint, nominate; like better; promote, advance; bring before (a judge, governor, etc.) …

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  • 12 preferred — Having a preference. Having an advantage which another person does not have. In the case of a thing, having an advantage attached which another thing of the same character does not have. State ex ref. Thompson v Cheraw & Chester Railroad Co. 16… …

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  • 13 preferred stock — see stock Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. preferred stock n …

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  • 14 preferred dividend — A payment of a corporation s profits to holders of preferred shares of stock. (See also: preferred stock) Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc. Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill,… …

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  • 15 preferred supplier — ➔ supplier * * * preferred supplier UK US noun [C] COMMERCE ► PREFERRED VENDOR(Cf. ↑preferred vendor) …

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  • 16 Preferred Hotel Oldcity — (Стамбул,Турция) Категория отеля: Адрес: Nobethane Caddesi, Tayahatun Sok. No …

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  • 17 Preferred shares — give investors a fixed dividend from the company s earnings. And more importantly: preferred shareholders get paid before common shareholders. See: preferred stock. The New York Times Financial Glossary …

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  • 18 preferred shares — give investors a fixed dividend from the company s earnings and entitle them to be paid before common shareholders. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary See: preferred stock. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary Payment of dividends to holders normally takes …

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  • 19 preferred vendor — UK US noun [C] (also preferred supplier, approved vendor) COMMERCE ► a manufacturer or seller that has a continuing arrangement to provide a business or organization with products or services, often at a reduced price: »It is not uncommon for… …

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  • 20 preferred risk — n: an insured that an insurer deems has a lower than average chance of loss and that usu. may pay a lower premium because of the past accidents, he was not a preferred risk Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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