tranche

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See also: Tranche and tranché

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French tranche, form of trancher (to cut, to slice), from Old French trenchier (cut, make a cut), possibly from Vulgar Latin *trinicāre (cut in three parts). Cognate to English trench.

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tranche (plural tranches)

  1. A slice, section or portion.
  2. (insurance) A distinct subdivision of a single policyholder's benefits, typically relating to separate premium increments.
  3. (pensions) A pension scheme's or scheme member's benefits relating to distinct accrual periods with different rules.
  4. (finance) One of a set of classes or risk maturities that compose a multiple-class security, such as a CMO or REMIC; a class of bonds. Collateralized mortgage obligations are structured with several tranches of bonds that have various maturities.

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tranche (third-person singular simple present tranches, present participle tranching, simple past and past participle tranched)

  1. (finance, transitive) To divide into tranches.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʁɑ̃ʃ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

tranche f (plural tranches)

  1. slice
  2. milling on a coin
  3. period

Verb[edit]

tranche

  1. first-person singular present indicative of trancher
  2. third-person singular present indicative of trancher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of trancher
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of trancher
  5. second-person singular imperative of trancher

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Noun[edit]

tranche f (plural tranches)

  1. (Jersey) slice