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government bondnoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT, FINANCE
an ​amount of ​moneyborrowed by a ​government, or the ​officialdocumentrelating to this: We invested the ​extramoney in ​governmentbonds.intermediate-/long-term government bonds Investors ​sold their ​stocks and chose the ​safety of ​long-termgovernmentbonds. 10-/20-/30-year ​governmentbondsreturns/yields on government bonds The ​price of fixed-rate ​loans has been ​steadilyrising, reflecting the ​risingyields on ​governmentbonds.
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