debenturenoun [ C ]uk /dɪˈben.tʃər/ us /dɪˈben.tʃɚ/ specialized
Examples from literature
- In several of the cities of Holland there were people who had subscribed for only one debenture, because they thought men of their own blood were living in South Africa.
- She could not for a fortune have defined the difference between a debenture and a share.
- Stocks, "common" or "preferred," bonds and debentures, floated through his mind.
- The owners of these debentures are in fact joint capitalists with the nominal owner of the business.
- The soldiers, adventures, and debenture holders agreed at length to accept two-thirds of their land, and to give up the other third, and on this arrangement, by slow degrees, the country settled down.