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Treasury bondnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtreʒ.ər.iˌbɒnd/  us   /-ɚ.iˌbɑːnd/
an ​official US ​documentshowing that someone has ​lentmoney to the US ​government that will be ​paid back after ten ​years and on which ​interest will be ​paidtwice a ​year
(Definition of Treasury bond from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Treasury bondnoun [C]

uk   us   (also T-bond, also Treasuries [plural]) FINANCE, GOVERNMENT
a US ​governmentbond of more than 10 ​years that makes ​interestpayments every six months: The ​benchmark 30-year Treasury bond's ​yielddropped 13 ​basispoints to 6.91%.
(Definition of Treasury bond from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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