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sinking fundnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɪŋ.kɪŋ ˌfʌnd/  us   /ˈsɪŋ.kɪŋ ˌfʌnd/ specialized
(Definition of sinking fund from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sinking fund" in Business English

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sinking fundnoun [C]

uk   us  
FINANCE money that a company pays into an account so that it can pay investors, lenders, etc. the money it owes them: By paying off a portion of its debt each year with the sinking fund, the company will face a much smaller final bill.
UK PROPERTY an account into which all owners of apartments in a building make regular payments for future repairs to the building: Make sure that the block in which you are buying a flat has a healthy sinking fund.
(Definition of sinking fund from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sinking fund”
in Chinese (Simplified) 偿债基金…
in Chinese (Traditional) 償債基金…
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