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English definition of “interest-bearing”


adjective [before noun]     (also interest-paying) FINANCE
used to describe a financial product that pays money in the form of interest: He put the money in an interest-bearing account. interest-bearing bonds
(Definition of interest-bearing adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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