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government bailoutnoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT, FINANCE
a ​situation in which a ​governmentpays or ​lendsmoney to ​save a ​company or ​industry from ​failing: The company's huge ​lossesforced it to ​seek a ​governmentbailout.government bailout of sth The ​stateended up with the ​holdingcompany under a ​governmentbailout of the ​bank, which was ​postingbiglosses.
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