mezzanine UK US /ˈmetsəniːn/ /ˈmezə-/ US  /ˈmezənin/ adjective [before noun]
FINANCE relating to borrowed money that must be paid back by a company or organization with financial problems after paying its senior debt (= debt that must be paid before others)but before paying its junior debt (= debt that will be paid after others): »

She has invested in senior bonds and mezzanine bonds.


The use of mezzanine debt in buyouts has increased substantially in recent years.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • mezzanine — |mèzàníne| s. f. Ver mezanino. • Plural: mezzanines.   ‣ Etimologia: francês mezzanine, do italiano mezzanino …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • mezzanine — [mez′ə nēn΄, mez΄ə nēn′] n. [Fr < It mezzanino < mezzano, middle < L medianus: see MEDIAN] 1. a low ceilinged story between two main stories in a building, usually immediately above the ground floor and in the form of a balcony… …   English World dictionary

  • Mezzanīne — (ital.), in Halbgeschossen die Fenster von quadratischer od. ein wenig darüber erhöhter Form u. gleicher Breite, wie die Fenster der Stockwerke …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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