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special dividendnoun [C or U]

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part of the ​profit of a ​company that is ​paid to ​shareholders in ​addition to one of the ​normalpayments: The ​softwaregiantpaid a $3-per-share ​specialdividend in December.
(Definition of special dividend from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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