Examples of bailout in a Sentence
government bailouts of large corporations
Recent Examples of bailout from the Web
Pahor backs the privatization, part of a deal with the European Union under the 2013 bailout.
Then came this season’s hurricanes and the $16 billion bailout.
The bailout was forced by a prolonged crisis that saw services canceled, staff unpaid, and mounting debt.
The country needed a bailout in 2011 amid the European Union's sovereign debt crisis, and Portugal's then-prime minister, Pedro Passos Coelho, publicly told young citizens their best hope was to go elsewhere.
Those that back the cost-sharing reduction payments are up against conservatives who view them as bailout for insurers.
The auto bailout General Motors and Chrysler file for bankruptcy in 2009 and emerge from the case later that year.
Many Republicans oppose restoring the cost-sharing subsidy payments, describing them as a bailout of insurers, a characterization rejected by insurers themselves since they are required by law to offer subsidies.
The tax credit was among the measures the Obama administration took to drive innovation and sales of cleaner vehicles, in the aftermath of the government bailout of General Motors and the former Chrysler in 2009.
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First Known Use of bailout
Examples of bail out in a Sentence
if the meeting seems like it will never end, find an excuse to bail out
the government bailed out the savings and loan industry
First Known Use of bail out
bail out Synonyms
bail, begone, bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk out;
beat it, hit the road, pull stakes (or pull up stakes), take a hike (also take a walk), take a powder;
Financial Definition of BAILOUT
What It Is
A bailout is financial help for ailing companies.
How It Works
Company XYZ is in the newspaper industry and has seen a dramatic downturn in its advertising sales. The company's board believes that if it can launch an interactive digital version of its product, which has been in development for two years, it could become a viable business again.
Company XYZ publishes the only paper in the county, and Company ABC loves the newspaper. Company ABC agrees to lend Company XYZ enough money to launch the new digital product, and it prices the loan at an interest rate below what Company XYZ could get anywhere else. Essentially, Company ABC gives Company XYZ a bailout.
Why It Matters
Bailouts are essentially monies intended to get companies out of trouble. Often, governments give bailouts to companies whose bankruptcies would cost what the government deems "too many jobs" or cause "too much" damage.
Bailouts are a challenge to capitalism in its purest sense. Critics of bailouts argue, for example, that companies should be left to succeed and fail on their own merits, and that supply and demand in the free markets will always determine the worth of goods and services. Supporters of bailouts argue that bailouts are sometimes the lesser of two evils when it comes to a company failing and displacing thousands of workers.
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