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government debt

noun as in national debt

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And no other central bank has announced a dramatic shift in its holdings of U.S. government debt.

It has largely to do with who owns U.S. government debt and how much debt those companies and institutions have.

To buy protection on $10 million in U.S. government debt for a year costs 31,000 euros, up from about 5,000 euros a week ago.

Hume noted that government debt is easy to levy while its costs are hidden.

Occasionally, the correlation of negative growth and high government debt reflects some independent third cause.

The basis of the American bank-note currency is the government debt, a very inferior kind of foundation.

Our currency system can never be sound until the bank circulation is entirely divorced from the government debt.

It is no longer any ground of merit, even if it ever has been, for persons to buy the government debt.

The present authorized Government-debt limit is 275 billion dollars.

The one is based on gold; the other is based on the government debt.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to government debt, such as: budget deficit, funded debt, and public debt.

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