consol

[ kon-sol, kuh n-sol ]
/ ˈkɒn sɒl, kənˈsɒl /
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noun

singular of consols.

Nearby words

  1. consistently,
  2. consistory,
  3. consociate,
  4. consociation,
  5. consocies,
  6. consol.,
  7. consolate,
  8. consolation,
  9. consolation of philosophy, the,
  10. consolation prize

consols

[ kon-solz, kuh n-solz ]
/ ˈkɒn sɒlz, kənˈsɒlz /

plural noun Sometimes consol.

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.

Origin of consols

short for consolidated annuities

Also called bank annuities.

consol.

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British Dictionary definitions for consol

consols

/ (ˈkɒnsɒlz, kənˈsɒlz) /

pl n

irredeemable British government securities carrying annual interest rates of two and a half or four per centAlso called: bank annuities

Word Origin for consols

short for consolidated stock

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Word Origin and History for consol

consol

n.

alternative form of console (n.).

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