noun Stock Exchange.
a preferred stock entitled to its fixed dividend and to additional ones on a specified basis after payment of dividends on common stock.
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Snuck Or Sneaked?You may have heard that snuck as the past tense of sneak is improper English, but does this designation hold water? Like leaked as the past tense of leak, sneaked was the original past tense and past participle for sneak, which means “to move in a stealthy or furtive manner.” Used as early as the late 1800s, snuck has become the standard variant past tense …
- participant observation,
- participating insurance,
- participatory democracy,
Origin of participating preferred
First recorded in 1925–30
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