Long U Sounds Word Search

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Feb 26, 2015
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argue
continue
duty
include
issue
proof
regular
review
smooth
stew
troop
truce
usually
value
whose

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To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 1 Vocabulary Words Crossword Puzzle

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Sep 20, 2016
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Eased Assuaged
Old-time pharmacist who prepared and sold medicinal drugs Apothecary
Devotation to religious duty Piety
Restrictions Strictures
Authoritative decree Dictum
Slaves; property Chattels
Silent; not inclined to talk Tacitum
New and perfect condition Unsullied
Indiscreet Imprudent
Walked in a leisurely way Ambled
Smooth-leafed kale-like plant Collard
Whimsical; out of ordinary Eccentric
Old-fashioned; unusual in appearence Quaint
Lacking in liveliness; dull Vapid
vicious; evil Malevolent
Preference Prediection
Dwelling; living Domicilled
A small cheap automobile Flivver
Minor officer whose duties include keeping the peace Beadle
Unclear Nebulous

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Poetry Vocab Crossword

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Mar 2, 2016
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The voice talking to us in a poem the voice is NOT always the poet. Speaker
A group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit. It is comparable to a paragraph in an essay. Stanza
Words that explain different sounds and functions within writing. Sound devices
A fourteen-line poem, usually written in iambic pentameter. Sonnet
A comparison between two unlike things, using a word such as like, as, than, or resembles. Simile
A musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables or by the repetition of other certain sound patterns. Rhythm
The repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem. Rhyme
The pattern of end rhymes in a poem. You can identify this by using different letters of the alphabet for each rhyme. Rhyme scheme
Repeating a word, phrase, line, or stanza multiple times within the poem. Repetition
A poem or stanza of four lines. Quatrain
Using words whose sounds suggest their meaning. Onomatopoeia
A lyric poem, rhymed or unrhymed, on a serious subject. These are typically addressed to one person/thing. Ode
A poem that tells a story. Not an epic: Epics have superhuman or extraordinary happenings, narratives do not. Narrative poem
An imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another thing. Metaphor
Poetry that expresses the feelings or thoughts of a speaker rather than telling a story. These poems are usually short and imply, as opposed to stating, a strong emotion or idea. Lyric poetry
A series of words written, printed, or recited as one of the component’s units of a larger piece of writing, such as a poem. Line
A very short humorous or nonsensical poem with five lines. Limerick
Rhymes within lines. Internal rhyme
Language that appeals to the seven senses. Imagery
Originating in Japan, a Haiku is a threeline poem which contains seventeen syllables. 5 syllables in the first line, 7 syllables in the second line, 5 syllables in the last line Haiku
Poetry without a regular meter or rhyme scheme. These poems may use internal rhyme, repetition, alliteration, onomatopoeia. Free verse
The structure and organization of a poem. Form
An expressive use of language. Figurative language
A long narrative poem that is written in heightened language and tells stories of the deeds of a heroic character who embodies that values of a society. Epic
Rhymes at the ends of lines. End rhyme
A five-line poem in which each line follows a rule. A word for the subject of the poem. Two words that describe it. Three words that show action. Four words that show feeling. The subject word again-or another word for it. Cinquain
A song or songlike poem that tells a story. Ballad
The repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close together. Assonance
•The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together. Alliteration

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Unit 6: Introduction to Investing Crossword

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Apr 19, 2016
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Investment contracts in which the investor exchanges a sum of money for a series of payments over time. annuities
A loan to a company to finance a wide array of business purposes—from short-term inventory financing to long-term investments in equipment. commercial loan
A method of interest payment. This is calculated by adding the interest earned by the investment to the previously earned interest. Each time interest is added to your savings the next interest amount is compounded on the new balance. compound interest
A combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate structure. conglomerate
Regularly purchasing stocks or mutual funds, whether they are high or low, by investing a constant dollar amount so that over the long term the high and low prices of the investment products average out. dollar-cost averaging
An employer-sponsored retirement plan that allows a worker to save for retirement while deferring income taxes on the saved money and earnings until withdrawal. 401k
A riskier type of investment with a higher potential for return. Examples include stocks, bonds, and mutual funds growth investment
Subject to fast, extreme changes in price or value. volatile
Planning investments and other transactions to match the money and other assets available to an individual over time to the ways in which they want to spend those assets, including personal consumption, charitable donations, support for family members, and gifts. wealth management
A legal relationship in which one person or company holds property, which can include money, real estate, stocks, bonds, collections, automobiles, and personal possessions for the benefit of another. trust
Accounts that can receive and hold funds for a specific purpose such as retirement, college tuition, or medical expenses. If these accounts are established according to federal tax rules, the owner of the account will not have to pay income taxes on the money placed in them until it is withdrawn tax-deferred accounts
The rule is a simplified way to determine how long an investment will take to double, given a fixed annual rate of interest. By dividing 72 by the annual rate of return, investors can get a rough estimate of how many years it will take for the initial investment to duplicate itself. rule of 72
The chance that the rate of return on an investment will be different from what you expected. risk
Accounts that permit individuals to save and invest funds without paying taxes on the income from the investment as long as the proceeds are eventually applied to legitimate educational expenses at an accredited institution. educational plans
The strategy of pursuing an assortment of investments to minimize the effects of risk and volatility. diversification
Helping individuals or a family determine in advance what will happen to their money and other assets after the death of one or more individuals in the family. estate planning
Describing a future financial goal and computing the kinds of income, savings, and investment that will be necessary to achieve the financial goal. financial planning
A safer type of investment with a lower potential for return but that provides regular incomes to investors. Examples include savings accounts and certificates of deposit. income investment
The percentage return on an investment over a set time period, usually a year. interest rate
The original amount of money a person invests (as opposed to interest). principal
The amount of money gained or lost on an investment relative to the amount of money invested, usually expressed as an annual percentage. rate of return
Anticipating a desired or necessary future income after retirement and then creating a plan for the amount of savings and investment needed to create that future income. retirement planning
A company whose main business is holding securities of other companies purely for investment purposes. The investment company invests money on behalf of shareholders who in turn share in the profits and losses. investment service
The ease with which an investment can be converted into cash. liquidity

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Integrity and Ethics Crossword Puzzle

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Aug 23, 2016
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Who We Are Month is a celebration of our ______, culture and values people
Ball employees are expected to behave as ______ of the business owners
______ has always been a key component to “Who We Are” at Ball Integrity
Our core purpose is to add ______ for all of our stakeholders value
Our core values are ______, integrity, respect, motivation, flexibility, innovation and teamwork honesty
Corporate compliance includes our legal and ethical responsibility to conform to all laws, rules, regulations, ______ and procedures policies
Every employee is responsible for maintaining personal ______ to ethics, laws and policies compliance
Ball Corporation has a formal Corporate Compliance ______ Program
The Corporation will not tolerate ______ in the workplace harassment
Conflicts of ______ interest
Never use the Corporation’s ______ information for personal benefit confidential
Ball’s Social ______ Activity policy is in effect whether you, as an employee, are at work or off duty Media
No ______ statements or entries may be made for any purpose in the records of the Corporation false
Ball has adopted ______ employment opportunity and affirmative action policies equal
Acts of discrimination and violence will not be ______ tolerated
Ball views health and ______ as one of its most important business priorities safety
All employees are expected to safeguard their own health and safety, as well as that of their fellow ______ employees
Our sustainability goal is focused on continuous improvement toward the ultimate goal of ______ accidents zero
EVA stands for Economic Value ______ Added
EVA dollars are the measurement of our long-term ______ success
Who We Are month reaffirms our ______ of ethical behavior and record of personal and corporate compliance culture
Which plant has the best employees? Conroe

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STAAR Vocabulary Crossword

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Sep 27, 2016
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Numbers,tables,graphs used to support a claim Facts and figures
Occurs when actor turns to speak directly to audience Aside
A long speech in which a character speaks at length to only himself or herself Soliloquy
A long speech in which one character speaker at length to another character Monologue
A character that has traits that are exactly opposite of the protagonists traits Character foil
Directions included in the script that tells actors exactly what to do and how to do it Stage directions
Prevents information in sequence or in order in which it happens Chronological order
A cause is why something happens while effect is what happens Cause and effect
Shows similarity's and differences between two or more things Contrast and compare
A pattern of organization where info. In a passage is as a dilemma or concerning issue "a problem" and something that was, can be, or should be done to remedy the issue " the solution" Problem and solution
Starts with the most important point and ends with the least important point Order of importance
Repetition of a similar sound Rhyme
The occurance of same letter or sound at the beginning or adjacent to or closely connected words Alliteration
A description that appeals to the five senses (sight,sound,smell,touch, and taste ) Imagery
Main idea in an essay to be proven or explained Thesis

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Styles Of Dance! Crossword

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Jun 30, 2017
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Dancers, usually accompanied by music, tell a story or express a mood through their movements. It is characterized by light, graceful movements and the use of pointe shoes with reinforced toes Ballet
Can be another term for folk dance, or sometimes even for ceremonial dance Traditional
A ballroom dance in triple time (3/4) performed by a couple, who turn rhythmically round and round as they progress around the dance floor. Waltz
A style of dance highly dependent on disco music.One classic dance is the Hustle, as seen in "Saturday Night Fever." Disco
A popular form of social dance that originated in the Caribbean. This dance form is an example of a partnered ballroom dance. Salsa
The process of spontaneously creating movement. Development of movement material is facilitated through a variety of creative explorations including body mapping through time, levels, shape and dynamics. Improvisation
A style of funk dance, which is today also associated with hip hop. The name is based on the concept of freezing from a fast movement and "locking" in a certain position, holding that position for a short while and then continuing in the same speed as before. Locking
A dance style, or a group of dances, originating from Harlem, New York with Afro-American Roots. The feeling of the dance is "swinging", as it developed to the swing style of jazz music from the 1920s to the 1940s or 50s. Swing
The dance-form used in the Indian films. It is a mixture of numerous styles. These styles include belly-dancing, kathak, Indian folk, Western popular and modern jazz. Bollywood
A smooth, progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor. It is danced to big band (usually vocal) music. The dance is similar in its look to waltz, although the rhythm is in a 4/4. Foxtrot
A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary
A partner dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plata, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay, and soon spread to the rest of the world. Early this style was known as tango criollo (Creole tango). Tango
One of the street dance styles that based on the quick muscle contraction techniques to blend into various poses and it’s often integrated with Robot, Waving and Tutting. Popping
The steps and essential style of this type of dancing, originated from dances of Africans brought to the America as slaves. Originally, the term for this style of dance encompassed any dance done to jazz music. Jazz
A style of acrobatic dancing originating in the mid-1970s, often performed to rap music usually by teenage males in the streets, and characterized by intricate footwork, pantomime, spinning headstands, tumbling, and elaborate improvised virtuosic movements. Breaking
A fast ballroom dance of Latin American origin, similar to the mambo, that follows a rhythmic pattern based upon a quick three-step movement. Cha Cha
A dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels. Tap

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World War 2 Crossword

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Feb 10, 2017
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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

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Insurance Terms Crossword

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Nov 15, 2016
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Business person who analyzes the probabilities of risk/risk management. Actuary
Person who sells, services, or negotiates insurance policies either with a company or individually. Agent
Physical injury that can include sickness/disease to a person Bodily Injury
A clause in most property insurance policies to encourage policyholders to carry a good amount of insurance. If the insured person doesn’t maintain the amount specified in the clause (usually 80%), the insured person will share a higher proportion of the loss. Coinsurance
The date when an insurance company issues a policy. Date of Issue
Portion of the insured loss paid by the policyholder Deductible
Amount at which an asset can be bought or sold in a transaction between willing parties. Fair Value
The termination of a policy due to failure to pay the required renewal premium. Lapse
It is a state assistance program, to provide hospital and medical expense insurance to people over 65 years of age. Medicare
Money charged for the insurance coverage reflecting expectation of loss. Premium
Uncertainty including the possibility of loss by an unexpected event for which insurance is used for. Risk
homeowners insurance sold to tenants living in the described property. Tenants
The person who identifies and classifies the degree of risk posed by the person trying to be insured. They determine whether or not coverage should be provided and what the rate should be Underwriter
Insurance that will cover an employer’s liability for injuries or death to people in their employment Workers' Compensation
The amount that has to be paid by the insured person during a calendar year before the insurer is responsible for more loss costs Deductible

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Poetic Techniques Crossword

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Feb 3, 2016
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The picture the writer is able to create using words Imagery
Repeating a word or phrase to emphasise its importance/ create a regular rhythm. Repetition
Attirbuting human qualities or features to something non-human Personification
Where the writer compares 2 things using the words ‘like’ or ‘as’. Simile
Where two things are said to be the same. Metaphor
Where the writer makes reference to ‘well-known’ figures or events from literature, history or mythology. Allusion
The deliberate use of exaggeration. Hyperbole
The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of a series of words. Eg. “Billy Brennan’s Barn” Alliteration
Words whose sound imitates their meaning. eg. “buzz, tinkle, rattle, stutter, whisper, bang” Onomatopoeia
The repetition of similar vowel sounds. Assonance
A group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse. Stanza
Similar sounds between words or the endings of words Rhyme
Any regular pattern of strong and weak beats Rhythm
Uses images that appeal to the reader's senses, helping the reader to imagine how a subject looks, sounds, smells, tastes or feels Descriptive Language

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Business Vocabulary Crossword

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Sep 27, 2016
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A business or association usually formed to manufacture or supply products or services for profit. Company
A company legally separate from stockholders who own it and the managers who run it. Corporation
A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture. Entrepreneur
A company owned and managed by two or more people who share its profits or losses. A partnership is not separate from its owners, who are liable for the company’s debts. Partnership
A corporation that doesn’t sell shares to the public. You cannot buy shares of a private company in the stock market. Private corporation
The stock of a public company is owned and traded by individuals and institutional investors. In contrast, the stock is held by company founders, employees, and sometimes venture capitalists. Public corporation
A company owned and run by one individual who receives its profits or its losses. A proprietorship is not separate from its owner, who is liable for the company debts. Sole-proprietorship
Shares of a company that do not guarantee a dividend and have more risk and volatility than preferred shares. Common stock holders have the benefit of providing shareholders with the right to vote for the board of directors as well as on issues that come before the board at the annual meeting of shareholders. Common Stock
A business that is owned by stockholders and has right and responsibilities as if it were a person. Corporation
Part of a company’s profits (earnings) that it pays as money to stockholders. Dividend
The amount of money that remains after subtracting the company’s expenses from its revenue. Earnings
Someone who risks funds by purchasing financial products with the hope the investments will increase in value over time. Investor
The initial sale of stock to the public by investment bankers. IPO
Shares of ownership of a company in which the shareholder is guaranteed a dividend if one is declared and whose shares are usually not as volatile as common stock. Preferred stock holders do not have voting rights in company elections and decisions. Preferred Stock
A company that is owned by a person, family, or small group of investors that does not sell shares of stock in the company to the public. Private Company
A company that is owned by investors who buy shares of stock, partial ownership of the assets of a business, in the corporation usually through one of the stock exchanges. Public Company
The chance of losing all or part of an investment. Risk
A type of security that signifies ownership in a corporation and represents a claim to a part of the company’s profits or losses. Companies usually issue stock to raise money for a variety of reasons, including expanding or modernizing their operations. Stock
An announcement appearing in financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal announcing a company’s Initial Public Offering (IPO.) Tombstone Ad
Indicates how much and how quickly the value of an investment, market, or market sector changes. Volatility
By law, each publicly held corporation must provide its shareholders with an annual report showing its income and balance sheet. In most cases, it contains not only financial details but also a message from the chairman, a description of the company's operations, and an overview of its achievements. Annual Report
Process by which assets of a business are converted to money. Liquidation
The condition of owning stock. The value of a long position is a stock’s current share price multiplied by the number of shares owned. Long position
If you own common stock in a U.S. corporation, you have the right to vote on company policies and to elect the company's board of directors. You may vote in person at the annual meeting or authorize the board to vote on your behalf using an absentee ballot, or proxy,Which you can submit by mail or, increasingly often, by telephone or over the Internet. Proxy
An individual or company (including a corporation) that legally owns one shares of stock in a stock company. The shareholders are the owners of a corporation. Shareholder

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