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preference sharenoun [C]

uk   us   (also preferred share, mainly UK also preferential share) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a share in a company that gives the owner the right to receive a dividend (= part of the company's profit) before dividends are paid to owners of common shares, or when dividends on common shares are not paid at all
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