setup

setup
Applies mainly to convertible securities ( convertible security). arbitrage involving going long the convertible and short a certain percentage of the underlying common. Antithesis of Chinese hedge. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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setup UK US (also set-up) /ˈsetʌp/ noun
[C, usually singular] the process of starting a business, project, service, etc.: »

When planning a project, always allow enough time for the set-up.

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The initial setup of the new equipment took longer than expected.

[C, usually singular] the way in which something is organized: »

Under the new setup the department will have full responsibility for its own finances.

[C] all the equipment or machines necessary for a particular purpose: »

The PC in your office can become part of the home-audio setup in your den.

[C] INFORMAL a situation in which people are tricked: »

This whole thing smells like a setup to me.

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setup UK US (also set-up) /ˈsetʌp/ adjective [before noun]
(UK also setting-up) relating to the start of a business, project, service, etc.: »

When installing new programs, please refer to the setup manual.

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We are still in the set-up phase of the project.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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