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FINANCE used to mean 'not including', to show that a particular right or advantage belongs to the seller and is not included in the sale or price of an investment: When a share goes ex-dividend, the purchaser is no longer entitled to receive the company's current dividend. →  Compare cum
used before a job title or relationship to show that someone had that job or relationship in the past but does not have it now: He ended up suing his ex-boss for unpaid wages. an ex-colleague Formal complaints were made against the ex-chairmen and the ex-chief executive.
→  See also ex-all , ex-capitalization , ex-coupon , ex-dividend , ex-interest , ex-rights , ex-scrip
Translations of “ex-”
in Spanish ex-…
in Korean 과거의-…
in Arabic سابِق…
in Portuguese ex-…
in Catalan ex…
in Japanese 前~…
in Italian ex, già…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以前的, 前任…
in Russian бывший, экс-…
in Turkish önce/öncesinde/önceden anlamında önek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以前的, 前任…
in Polish eks-…
(Definition of ex- prefix from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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