balloon noun Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "balloon" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

balloon

noun [C]
 
 
/bəˈluːn/ FINANCE
a type of loan that is paid back in regular small payments with a final larger payment: What we're seeing are interest-only, balloon mortgages with no money down. Only select a balloon over an adjustable rate mortgage if you are sure that you will be able to meet the final payment.
a balloon payment : Some borrowers may not be informed that balloon payments lurk ahead.
Translations of “balloon”
in Arabic بالون, مِنْطاد…
in Korean 풍선…
in Malaysian belon…
in French ballon…
in Turkish balon…
in Italian palloncino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣球, 熱氣球, (漫畫中的)話泡泡…
in Russian воздушный шар…
in Polish balonik, balon…
in Vietnamese kinh khí cầu…
in Spanish globo…
in Portuguese balão…
in Thai ลูกโป่ง, ลูกบอลลูน…
in German der Luftballon…
in Catalan globus…
in Japanese ふうせん…
in Indonesian balon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气球, 热气球, (漫画中的)话泡泡…
(Definition of balloon noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of balloon?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “balloon” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More