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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIVIDEND

This dividend was payable in capital stock and was equal to 30 per cent.

My heart relented; I gave him the order, and paid Paganini the dividend.

I don't want to go without a dividend for years if the Chairman does.

The sign of the remainder is the same as the sign of the dividend.

Our first dividend will be at least cent, per cent., so that he cannot lose by us.

Some customers are ignorant, and then I touch a dividend on my superior knowledge.

When a company decides not to declare a dividend it is said to pass its dividend.

Wherever an industry could pay a dividend, his ferret eyes found it.

I shall not be able to make any dividend to the shareholders this year.

He would confess that the present dividend of four per cent.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Middle French dividende "a number divided by another," from Latin dividendum "thing to be divided," neuter gerundive of dividere (see divide). Mathematical sense is from 1540s. Meaning "portion of interest on a loan, stock, etc." is from 1620s. Related: Dividends.

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