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div·i·dend

dividend

 
 
pronunciation:
dI v dend
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the number to be divided by another number in math equations.
In the equation ten divided by two equals five, ten is the dividend.
definition 2: a share of profits paid to those who own stock in a company or who are insurance policy owners.
 
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The word dividend contains the following part:
divid, divis Latin root that means divide