Plus

Dealers in government bonds normally give price quotes in 32nds. To quote a bid or offer in 64ths, they use pluses; a dealer who bids 4+ is bidding the handle plus 4/32 + 1/64, which equals the handle plus 9/64. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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I. plus plus 1 [plʌs] preposition
1. used when one amount or number is added to another:

• Weekend calls cost a $1 base fee, plus $1 a minute.

• His salary is £30,000 a year, plus bonuses.

2. used when giving the second reason for something:

• Cost-cutting, plus strong sales, enabled the company to break even.

3. plus or minus used to say that a number may be more or less by a certain amount:

• The poll's margin of error is plus or minus 4 percentage points.

  [m0] II. plus plus 2 noun [countable]
an advantage or good feature of something:

• One of the pluses of the job is having really supportive colleagues.

• A huge plus factor is the central location of the hotel.

  [m0] III. plus plus 3 adjective
1. 50/​100 etc plus more than 50, 100 etc:

• Some waterside apartments are selling at £250,000 plus.

• the 80-plus employees of his television company

2. plus tick FINANCE on a stockmarket, if shares are sold on a plus tick, they are sold at a higher price than their previous one:

• He traded near the close of the day on either a plus tick or a zero-plus tick (= where the price is unchanged ) .

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Ⅰ.
plus UK US /plʌs/ preposition
used to say that one amount or number is being added to another: »

The apartment costs $900 a month, plus $100 for the parking space.

»

You will get twenty-five days paid leave per year, plus bank holidays.

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He will be asked to repay the damages and costs awarded plus interest.

and also: »

Most campsites have shower facilities, plus a small store and cafe where you can stock up on supplies.

Compare MINUS(Cf. minus)
plus or minus sth — Cf. plus or minus sth
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plus UK US /plʌs/ noun [C]
(plural plusses, or pluses) an advantage or a good feature: »

Choice and control are two of the big pluses of their consumer-directed plan.

(also plus sign) the + sign, written between two numbers to show that they should be added together
Compare MINUS(Cf. ↑ minus)
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plus UK US /plʌs/ adjective
[after noun] more than the number or amount stated: »

Those cars cost £15,000 plus.

[before noun] used to show that something is an advantage or a good feature: a plus factor/point »

US ski resorts have plenty of big plus points, such as reliable natural snow and some of the best ski schools in the world.

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On the plus side, sales are picking up and it is also debt-free at last.

Compare MINUS(Cf. ↑ minus)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • plus — plus …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • plus — [ plys ] adv. • 980; mot lat. « une grande quantité » ♦ Mot servant de comparatif à beaucoup et entrant dans la formation des comparatifs de supériorité et dans celle du superlatif relatif de supériorité. I ♦ (Compar.; cf. aussi III) A ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • plus — PLUS. adv. de comparaison. Davantage. J ay plus d interest à cela qu un autre. Personne n y a plus d interest que luy. il est plus content qu un Roy. il travaille plus que personne. il est à qui plus luy donne. il va où il y a plus à gagner. qui… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • plus — Plus, Magis. Plus ou moins, Peu plus, peu moins, Plus minus. Je l aime plus que moy, Ante me illum diligo. Beaucoup plus, Multo magis. Plus que tous les autres, Singulariter, Praeter alios. Il a estudié plus que tous les autres és lettres… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • plus — [plus] prep. [L, more < IE * plēyos, compar. of * pelu , much < base * pel > FULL1] 1. added to [2 plus 2 equals 4] 2. increased by; in addition to [salary plus bonus] 3. Informal with the addition of [he returned wiser and plus $300] …   English World dictionary

  • plus — /plus/, prep. 1. more by the addition of; increased by: ten plus two is twelve. 2. with the addition of; with: He had wealth plus fame. adj. 3. involving or noting addition. 4. positive: a plus quantity. 5. more (by a certain amount). 6. Elect.… …   Universalium

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  • pluş — PLUŞ, pluşuri, s.n. Ţesătură de bumbac, de lână, de păr de capră etc. mai groasă decât catifeaua şi cu părul mai lung decât al acesteia, care se întrebuinţează mai ales în tapiţerie. ♦ (La pl.) Varietăţi de pluş. – Din germ. Plüsch, fr. p(e)luche …   Dicționar Român

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  • plus — is used primarily as the oral equivalent of the arithmetical sign + (Three plus four is seven). In the 20c it went from strength to strength as a quasi preposition with the meaning ‘with the addition of, and also’ (e.g. • A cup of Epp s cocoa and …   Modern English usage

  • PLUS — (также известный как Visa PLUS)  это межбанковская сеть, охватывающая дебетные, кредитные и предоплаченные карты VISA, а также банковские карты, выданные различными банками по всему миру. В настоящий момент, во всем мире существует более… …   Википедия

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