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INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYEE STOCK PURCHASE PLAN
The Synopsys, Inc. International Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the "Plan") is intended to provide Eligible Employees of
designated subsidiaries of the Company with the opportunity to acquire a proprietary interest in the Company through the
periodic application of their payroll deductions to the purchase of shares of the Company's common stock.
For purposes of plan administration, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Base Salary means all compensation paid as wages, salaries, commissions, overtime, and bonuses (other than bonuses
subject to repayment as a result of a specified future event), but excluding all of the following items (even if included in taxable
income): reimbursements, car allowances or other expense allowances, severance pay, fringe benefits (cash and noncash),
moving expenses, deferred compensation, income attributable to stock options, restricted stock grants, SARs and other equity-
related incentive programs, and welfare benefits.
Code means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.
Company means Synopsys, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and any corporate successor to all or substantially all of the
assets or voting stock of Synopsys, Inc. which shall by appropriate action adopt the Plan.
Common Stock means shares of the Company's common stock.
Corporate Affiliate means any company which is a parent or subsidiary corporation of the Company (as determined in
accordance with Code Section 424), including any parent or subsidiary corporation which becomes such after the Effective
Effective Date means the first day of the initial offering period scheduled to commence on May 3, 1993. However, for any
Subsidiary which becomes a Participating Subsidiary in the Plan after the