bailout

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noun bail·out \ˈbā-ˌlau̇t\

Definition of bailout

  1. :  a rescue from financial distress

Examples of bailout in a Sentence

  1. government bailouts of large corporations

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1939

First Known Use of bailout

1939


BAILOUT Defined for English Language Learners

bailout

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Definition of bailout for English Language Learners

  • : the act of saving or rescuing something (such as a business) from money problems


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bailout

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noun bail·out \ˈbāl-ˌau̇t\

Legal Definition of bailout

  1. :  a rescue from financial distress



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