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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 sofa bed
specialized finance & economics used to refer to a type of money that can be easily exchanged 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, soft seat) 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 preferred share 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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