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preemptive right

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The right of a company's existing stockholders to purchase enough shares to maintain their overall ownership percentage in the event of a new stock issue.
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Noun1.preemptive right - the right granting to shareholders the first opportunity to buy a new issue of stock; provides protection against dilution of the shareholder's ownership interest
preemption, pre-emption - the right to purchase something in advance of others
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