Meaning of “preference share” in the English Dictionary

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"preference share" in Business English

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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

(Definition of “preference share” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)