bond·​hold·​er | \ ˈbänd-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce bondholder (audio) \

Definition of bondholder

: one that holds a government or corporation bond

Examples of bondholder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That way, the bondholder isn’t left holding a worthless scrap of paper. Nicholas Gordon, Fortune, 21 Apr. 2022 The company has convened a bondholder call Tuesday to provide an update on its plan, according to people familiar with the matter. Quentin Webb, WSJ, 22 Mar. 2022 The bargain hunters are wagering that Evergrande’s restructuring will follow market norms and that the Chinese government won’t push foreign-bondholder claims behind those of domestic entities and investors. Alexander Saeedy, WSJ, 16 Dec. 2021 On Monday, two financial-industry professionals said their Evergrande bondholder clients have received the payments. Elaine Yu, WSJ, 25 Oct. 2021 One bondholder, speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss the matter, said on Friday that the company had not made the payment. Keith Bradsher, New York Times, 24 Sep. 2021 In a bondholder filing last week, Allina reported operating income of $13.9 million on $1.16 billion in revenue. Christopher Snowbeck, Star Tribune, 19 May 2021 Any bondholder discussions with the socialist government could attract the attention of U.S. officials, who’ve threatened secondary sanctions. Ben Bartenstein,, 19 Oct. 2020 An agreement filed Friday morning in a bondholder disclosure system by DIA details more than $55 million in final payments promised to Great Hall by DIA, on top of $128.2 million previously reported by The Denver Post. Jon Murray, The Denver Post, 20 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of bondholder

1823, in the meaning defined above

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3 May 2022

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“Bondholder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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bond·​hold·​er | \ ˈbänd-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce bondholder (audio) \

Legal Definition of bondholder

: a person or business entity that holds a government or corporation bond — compare stockholder

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