deferred dividend


deferred dividend
/dəfɜd ˈdɪvədɛnd/ (say duhferd 'divuhdend)

noun
a dividend to which the holder of a company share is not entitled before a certain lapse of time, unless ordinary shareholders receive more than the stated rate of dividend.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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