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cash dividendnoun [C]

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FINANCE, STOCK MARKET an ​amount of ​moneypaid from the ​profit made by a ​company to its ​shareholders: The ​companydeclared a quarterlycashdividend of 25 ​cents a ​share, ​payable June 5 to ​holders of ​record May 20. A week ago they ​voted to pay a ​cashdividend of 50 million pesos, or 1.2 pesos ​pershare.
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