Meaning of “government bailout” in the English Dictionary

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"government bailout" in Business English

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government bailoutnoun [ C ]


a situation in which a government pays or lends money to save a company or industry from failing:

The company's huge losses forced it to seek a government bailout.
government bailout of sth The state ended up with the holding company under a government bailout of the bank, which was posting big losses.

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