indenture Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “indenture” in the English Dictionary

"indenture" in British English

See all translations

indentureverb [T]

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

"indenture" in Business English

See all translations

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)…
What is the pronunciation of indenture?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“indenture” in Business English

Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More