consol

[kon-sol, kuhn-sol]
noun
singular of consols.
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consol.

consols

[kon-solz, kuhn-solz]
plural noun Sometimes, consol.
the funded government securities of Great Britain that originated in the consolidation in 1751 of various public securities, chiefly in the form of annuities, into a single debt issue without maturity.
Also called bank annuities.


Origin:
short for consolidated annuities

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consols (ˈkɒnsɒlz, kənˈsɒlz)
 
pl n
Also called: bank annuities irredeemable British government securities carrying annual interest rates of two and a half or four per cent
 
[short for consolidated stock]

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consol
alt. form of console.
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consol.
consolidated
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Consol in this case has established such an affirmative defense by abundant credible evidence.
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