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-cum-preposition

us   /kʊm, kʌm/
used to join two nouns, showing that a person or thing does two things or has two purposes; combined with: She appointed the actor-cum-diplomat to the post.
(Definition of -cum- from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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cumpreposition

uk   /kʌm/ us  
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to mean 'with' when describing what the price of particular shares, bonds, etc. includes: cum bonus/dividend/interest If a share price is 'cum dividend', it means that if you buy it now, you qualify for the dividend. It is assumed a share or bond is dealing cum rights unless otherwise stated.
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used to show that something has two purposes, or that someone does two things: He now proposes to turn the disused site into a wind farm cum wildlife sanctuary. Redundancy prompted one man to relaunch himself as a gardener cum odd job man.
(Definition of cum from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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