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consol

[kon-sol, kuh n-sol] /ˈkɒn sɒl, kənˈsɒl/
noun
1.
singular of consols.

consols

[kon-solz, kuh n-solz] /ˈkɒn sɒlz, kənˈsɒlz/
plural noun, Sometimes, consol.
1.
the funded government securities of Great Britain that originated in the consolidation in 1751 of various public securities, chiefly in the form of annuities, into a single debt issue without maturity.
Also called bank annuities.
Origin of consols
short for consolidated annuities

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consols

/ˈkɒnsɒlz; kənˈsɒlz/
plural noun
1.
irredeemable British government securities carrying annual interest rates of two and a half or four per cent Also called bank annuities
Word Origin
short for consolidated stock
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Word Origin and History for consol
n.

alternative form of console (n.).

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