Meaning of “bondholder” in the English Dictionary


"bondholder" in English

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bondholdernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɒnd.həʊl.dər/ us /ˈbɑːnd.hoʊl.dɚ/

Examples from literature

  • He had obligations to the bondholders. 
  • If paid in a good silver dollar, the bondholder has nothing to complain of. 
  • On the other hand, if a concern is very successful, a shareholder may receive large dividends, while the bondholder receives only the stipulated interest. 
  • The consequence of this blunder was that Egypt went into default, and England's might was used on behalf of the bondholders who had made a bad investment. 
  • Then there's the alternative of the bondholders putting up money enough to finish the work. 

(Definition of “bondholder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bondholder" in Business English

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bondholdernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɒndhəʊldər/ us /ˈbɑːndhoʊldɚ/ FINANCE

a person or organization that owns a bond:

Those who manage the money have a responsibility to bondholders to repay them on time.

(Definition of “bondholder” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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