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Definition of "weightings" [weightings]

  • A factor by which some quantity is multiplied in order to make it comparable with others (noun)
  • An increase in some quantity, esp an additional allowance paid to compensate for higher living costs (noun)
  • Plural form of weighting. (noun)

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Use "weightings" in a sentence
  • "The results hit you between the eyes: with weightings (the post-multiplying matrix) from the full sample (which can’t be done in reality), one can reconstruct; with weightings from the short sample, one can’t."
  • "This was backed up by zero-risk weightings for bank capital purposes from regulators."
  • "For instance, Mr. Sefton says that because some low-volatility stocks are looking pricey these days, you could reduce the weightings of those companies in favor of cheaper "deep value" stocks."
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