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consols

[ kon-solz, kuhn-solz ]
/ ˈkɒn sɒlz, kənˈsɒlz /
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plural noun
Sometimes con·sol [kon-sol, kuhn-sol] /ˈkɒn sɒl, kənˈsɒl/ . 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.
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Also called bank annuities.

Origin of consols

Short for consolidated annuities
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British Dictionary definitions for consols

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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