bondholder

noun

bond·​hold·​er ˈbänd-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce bondholder (audio)
: one that holds a government or corporation bond

Examples of bondholder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The group representing bondholders includes Amundi, BlackRock and Amia Capital. Eva Roytburg, Fortune, 7 June 2024 The state pledged in a contract with its bondholders not to repeal the guardrails before mid-2028 — yet can modify them. Keith M. Phaneuf, Hartford Courant, 6 Feb. 2024 Another person said bondholders and Ukraine are in restricted discussions as part of a consultation period to start a negotiation process. Eva Roytburg, Fortune, 7 June 2024 Lawmakers have pledged in contracts with the state’s bondholders not to repeal these provisions before mid-2028 or to alter them, except through a very restrictive process. Keith M. Phaneuf, Hartford Courant, 2 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for bondholder 

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Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bondholder was in 1823

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“Bondholder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bondholder. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

bondholder

noun
bond·​hold·​er ˈbänd-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce bondholder (audio)
: the owner of a government or corporation bond

Legal Definition

bondholder

noun
bond·​hold·​er ˈbänd-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce bondholder (audio)
: a person or business entity that holds a government or corporation bond compare stockholder

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