tranche

See also: Tranche and tranché

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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.

VerbEdit

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

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

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʁɑ̃ʃ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

tranche f (plural tranches)

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

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

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. third-person singular present subjunctive of trancher
  5. second-person singular imperative of trancher

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

tranche f (plural tranches)

  1. (Jersey) slice