tranche

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Borrowing 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. (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 f ‎(plural tranches)

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

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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