stock-purchase warrant

noun
a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
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as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

Syn: ↑warrant, ↑stock warrant
Hypernyms: ↑security, ↑surety

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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