ul·​tra·​safe ˌəl-trə-ˈsāf How to pronounce ultrasafe (audio)
: extremely or extraordinarily safe, secure, or protected
an ultrasafe car
an ultrasafe investment

Examples of ultrasafe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Covered bonds are a popular alternative funding source for banks in Europe, and are considered to be ultrasafe. Anna Hirtenstein, WSJ, 22 Dec. 2021 These companies tended to be the prime beneficiaries of the Federal Reserve’s record-breaking monetary stimulus as investors showered fast-growing businesses with capital to eke out a better return when ultrasafe ten-year Treasury bonds yielded little over 1%. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 6 Dec. 2022 While the stakes are somewhat lower for solid-state cells than for commercial jets—the batteries are, after all, designed to be ultrasafe—a battery that goes to market and experiences unexpected performance problems could slow the electrification of transportation. Daniel Oberhaus, Wired, 8 Dec. 2020 Their caution stems from the relatively scant premium offered by corporate bonds relative to ultrasafe U.S. government debt, which is also paying some of its most generous yields of the past 15 years. Matt Grossman, WSJ, 5 Mar. 2023 This district has voted Conservative for over a century, raising questions about other Conservative seats thought to be ultrasafe. Karla Adam, Washington Post, 24 June 2022 Higher yields on ultrasafe government bonds, by contrast, can pressure stocks. Hardika Singh, WSJ, 23 Feb. 2023 Higher yields make holding ultrasafe U.S. government bonds more attractive, while gold doesn’t pay anything. Hardika Singh, WSJ, 3 Jan. 2023 Investors now demand an extra 4.4 percentage points in yield to buy junk bonds rather than ultrasafe U.S. Treasurys, up from 2.8 percentage points in January. David J. Lynch, Washington Post, 13 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ultrasafe was in 1898

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“Ultrasafe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrasafe. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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