- one part or division of a larger unit, as of an asset pool or investment: The loan will be repaid in three tranches.
- a group of securities that share a certain characteristic and form part of a larger offering: The second tranche of the bond issue has a five-year maturity.
verb (used with object), tranched, tranch·ing.
Origin of tranche
Examples from the Web for tranche
The oligarch tried to clarify things on his Facebook page: “The first $10,000 tranche is finished,” he said.
The tranche was recently acquired by the Harry Ransom Center, where I work.Letter Writing in the Digital Age: Emails and Correspondence of Russell Banks & Others|Megan Barnard|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The 'chose vue,' the 'tranche de la vie'—this was the thing to aim at.And Even Now|Max Beerbohm
Cela (he would add with a grim smile) tranche la difficulte.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
The front cut the "tranche de Calonne" a little to the south-west of Saint-Rmy.
From the word "Tranche" it might be supposed that it was a relic of the Great War.
A country can draw no more than 25% of its quota in the first tranche of a loan that it receives from the IMF.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for tranche
Word Origin for tranche
Word Origin and History for tranche
c.1500, from French tranche, from trancher, trencher "to cut" (see trench). Economic sense is from 1930.