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debenture


Toys "R" Us issued 8-3/4% debentures due September 1, 2021.
  an unsecured bond or a certificate or voucher acknowledging a debt
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A "convertible debenture" can be converted from a bond to a stock.
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  • Toys "R" Us issued 8-3/4% debentures due September 1, 2021.
  • She was supposed to go to school at night but wasn’t, to learn Stocks, bonds, debentures and other instruments of material wealth available for the production of more wealth, but wasn’t because she just wasn’t, but would, and soon, knowing what she knew, that she needed outside forces to counteract her tendencies.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Its bonds are /debentures/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • …dust-bin baby-carriage pram backyard garden baggage luggage baggage-car luggage-van ballast (railroad) metals bath-tub bath beet beet-root bid (noun) tender bill-board hoarding boarder paying-guest boardwalk (seaside) promenade bond (finance) debenture boot Blucher, or Wellington brakeman brakesman bucket pail bumper (car) buffer bureau chest of drawers calendar (court) cause-list campaign (political) canvass can (noun) tin candy sweets cane stick canned-goods tinned-goods car…
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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Associated words [difficulty]:   debenture [9]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Business, Personal Finance, Law
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