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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares; The phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking).

Usage examples (29)
  • The fact that it had a built in flotation device made that jacket my best friend.
  • What a different picture to 2000, when mention of the word flotation was akin to a red rag to a bull.
  • RBS indicated that while a trade sale would be considered, a stock market flotation is the most likely option by 2012.
  • Hanton added that a flotation was a long-term option. for more
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