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Definition of Dividend


  1. A sum of money to be divided and distributed; the share of a sum divided that falls to each individual; a distribute sum, share, or percentage; -- applied to the profits as appropriated among shareholders, and to assets as apportioned among creditors; as, the dividend of a bank, a railway corporation, or a bankrupt estate.
  2. A number or quantity which is to be divided.
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dividend in French is dividende
dividend in German is Dividend (zu teilende Zahl)
dividend in Spanish is dividendo
dividend in Swedish is utdelning