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English definition of “government loan”

government loan

noun [C]
 
 
GOVERNMENT, FINANCE, ECONOMICS
a loan to an organization or a person by the government: The extra cash meant the company could say 'no' to government loans. The airline has $750m in government loans to play with while it attempts to restructure. government loan program/guarantee
(Definition of government loan from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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