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English definition of “cumulative dividend”

cumulative dividend

noun [C]    
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a regular payment made to the owners of cumulative preference shares : It is common that shares with a right to a cumulative dividend obtain voting rights if the dividend is in arrears for a specified period . → See also accumulated dividend
(Definition of cumulative dividend noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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