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mez·za·nine

 (mĕz′ə-nēn′, mĕz′ə-nēn′)
n.
1. A partial story between two main stories of a building.
2. The lowest balcony in a theater or the first few rows of that balcony.
adj.
Of or relating to securities granting a claim on interest or assets that is subordinate to that of secured and senior debt but above that of equity.

[French, from Italian mezzanino, diminutive of mezzano, middle, from Latin mediānus, in the middle; see median.]

mezzanine

(ˈmɛzəˌniːn; ˈmɛtsəˌniːn)
n
1. (Architecture) Also called: mezzanine floor or entresol an intermediate storey, esp a low one between the ground and first floor of a building
2. (Theatre) theatre US and Canadian the first balcony
3. (Theatre) theatre Brit a room or floor beneath the stage
adj
(Banking & Finance) of or relating to an intermediate stage in a financial process: mezzanine funding. Often shortened to: mezz
[C18: from French, from Italian, diminutive of mezzano middle, from Latin mediānus median]

mez•za•nine

(ˈmɛz əˌnin, ˌmɛz əˈnin)

n.
1. the lowest balcony or forward part of such a balcony in a theater.
2. a low-ceilinged story between two other stories of greater height in a building, usu. built immediately above the ground floor, esp. when the low story and the one beneath it form part of one composition.
[1705–15; < French < Italian mezzanino=mezzan(o) middle (< Latin mediānus median) + -ino -ine3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mezzanine - first or lowest balconymezzanine - first or lowest balcony    
balcony - an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium
loge - balcony consisting of the forward section of a theater mezzanine
2.mezzanine - intermediate floor just above the ground floormezzanine - intermediate floor just above the ground floor
storey, floor, story, level - a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?"
Translations

mezzanine

[ˈmezəniːn] Nentresuelo m

mezzanine

[ˈmɛzəniːn] n
(= floor) → mezzanine f
[shops, offices] → entresol m

mezzanine

nMezzanin nt

mezzanine

[ˈmɛzəniːn] n (also mezzanine floor) → mezzanino
References in classic literature ?
{entresol = mezzanine, low-ceilinged area between between the first and second floors}
Private Equity Strategy--Risk/Return (2002-2012) Return-Median Risk-Standard Net IRR (%) Deviation of Net IRR (%) Early Stage Venture Capital 8,00 19.80 Balanced 8.20 11.00 Late Stage Venture Capital 9.00 17.50 Buyout 13.00 16.00 Mezzanine 9.30 5.20 Fund of Funds 9.50 7.00 Real Estate 10.50 16.00 Growth 12.00 15.50 Infrastructure 12.80 10.10 Natural Resources 13.50 15.10 Distressed Private Equity 13.60 13.00 Risk-Coefficient of Variation CV Early Stage Venture Capital 2.48 Balanced 1.34 Late Stage Venture Capital 1.94 Buyout 1.23 Mezzanine 0.56 Fund of Funds 0.74 Real Estate 1.52 Growth 1.29 Infrastructure 0.79 Natural Resources 1.12 Distressed Private Equity 0.96 Source: Own calculations based on (Preqin, 2013).
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