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English definition of “gilt”

gilt

noun (MONEY)    /ɡɪlt/
gilts [plural] (also gilt-edged securities) UK specialized a type of investment offered by the government that pays a fixed rate of interest and is considered low-riskFinancial investments and the stock market
(Definition of gilt noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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