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1‘the shareholder receives a substantial annual dividend’
share, portion, percentage, premium, return, payback, gain, surplus, profit
informal cut, take, rake-off, divvy, whack, slice of the cake, piece of the action, pickings
2‘the research will produce dividends for future heart patients’
benefit, advantage, gain, bonus, extra, added extra, plus, fringe benefit, additional benefit
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