Common Shares

Business / Finance / Common Shares: An agreement between two or more countries that permits the free movement of capital and labor as well as goods and services.

Other Words for Common

Common Adjective Synonyms: mutual, reciprocal, joint, shared
Common Noun Synonyms: ordinary, everyday, commonplace, prosaic,ual, familiar, customary, prevalent, frequent, run-of-the-mill, general, normal, standard, conventional, regular, routine, stock, average, proverbial, plain, simple, garden-variety, common or garden

Common Stock

Business / Accounting / Common Stock: The most frequently issued class of stock: usually it provides a voting right but is secondary to preferred stock in dividend and liquidation rights. MORE

Common-Base-Year Analysis

Business / Finance / Common-Base-Year Analysis: Value of outstanding common shares at par, plus accumulated retained earnings. Also called shareholders' equity. MORE

Common Stock Equivalent

Business / Finance / Common Stock Equivalent: Securities that represent equity ownership in a company. Common shares let an investor vote on such matters as the election of directors. They also give the holder a share in a company's profits via d MORE

Primary Earnings Per (Common) Share

Business / Finance / Primary Earnings Per (Common) Share: Earnings available for the payment of dividends to common stockholders divided by the number of common shares outstanding. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Commonization: The linguistic term for an eponym--a common word that is derived from the proper name of a person or place. For instance, the sandwich gained its name from its inventor, the fourth Earl of Sandwich. T MORE

Commonwealth Of Independent States (CIS)

Business / Agriculture / Commonwealth Of Independent States (CIS): A formal association of states comprising the republics formed out of the former Soviet Union, with the exception of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Included are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, MORE