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indentureverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈden.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
(Definition of indenture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indenturenoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪnˈdentʃər/
FINANCE a written ​agreement that ​states the ​rights and ​responsibilities of a ​company that ​sells a ​bond and someone who ​buys it: The securities were issued under an indenture, ​dated as of June 1, 2009. an indenture ​trustee.
especially in the past, a ​formalagreement that someone will ​work for someone else for a particular length of ​time, especially in ​order to learn a ​job: On the ​completion of his indenture, he continued to ​attend night school. The apprenticeship indentures were ​signed by the guild ​master and the apprentice's ​guardian.
(Definition of indenture from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indenture”
in Chinese (Simplified) 签订契约(尤指做学徒)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 簽訂契約(尤指做學徒)…
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