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Monday-ish word: tranche

tranche (träNsh), noun

1. A portion of something, especially money.
2. A cut or slice of meat.

In finance, it refers to slicing something up into pieces that can be sold to investors. Here's the Investopedia explanation.

Etymology: Old French trenche, slice.
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