Meaning of “government bond” in the English Dictionary

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"government bond" in Business English

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government bondnoun [ C ]


an amount of money borrowed by a government, or the official document relating to this:

intermediate-/long-term government bonds Investors sold their stocks and chose the safety of long-term government bonds.
10-/20-/30-year government bonds
returns/yields on government bonds The price of fixed-rate loans has been steadily rising, reflecting the rising yields on government bonds.

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