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English definition of “discount bond”

discount bond

noun [C]
 
 
( also discounted bond) FINANCE
a bond sold before its payment date at a price that is lower than its value, so investors will get a profit when the bond is paid on its payment date: The par and discount bonds have a life of 30 years with all the capital being repaid on maturity.
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