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public borrowingnoun [U]

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ECONOMICS, FINANCE, GOVERNMENT the total amount that a government borrows, or the act of borrowing this money: The Treasury is keen to reduce government borrowing quickly. The government has been forced to rely on public borrowing to finance a series of stimulative measures.
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