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English definition of “bail out something/someone”

bail out something/someone

(HELP) /ˈbeɪl ˈɑʊt/ phrasal verb with bail    /beɪl/ verb [I/T]
to help someone or something such as a plan or company, esp. by giving or lending money: Congress passed a $15 billion Aid package to bail out the airlines.
(Definition of bail out something/someone (HELP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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