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"convertible" in British English

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convertibleadjective

uk   /kənˈvɜː.tə.bəl/  us   /kənˈvɝː.t̬ə.bəl/
able to be ​arranged in a different way and used for a different ​purpose: a convertible ​sofabed
specialized finance & economics used to refer to a ​type of ​money that can be ​easilyexchanged into other ​types of ​money: a convertible ​currency/​bond

convertiblenoun [C]

uk   /kənˈvɜː.tə.bəl/  us   /kənˈvɝː.t̬ə.bəl/ (also soft top)
(Definition of convertible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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convertiblenoun [C]

 us   /kənˈvɜr·t̬ə·bəl/
a ​car whose ​top can be ​folded back or ​removed so that there is no ​roof
A convertible is also a ​sofa (= ​long, ​softseat) that can be ​folded out to make a ​bed.
(Definition of convertible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"convertible" in Business English

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convertibleadjective

uk   us   /kənˈvɜːtəbl/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
able to be ​changed from one thing to another: convertible into/to sth Each ​preferredshare is convertible into 1.95 ​shares of Common Stock.

convertiblenoun [C]

uk   us   /kənˈvɜːtəbl/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a ​type of ​share, ​bond, etc. that can be ​exchanged for another ​type of ​share: Citigroup are expected to ​invest about $400 million in convertibles and Asian securities.
(Definition of convertible from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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