Debt, Public


Debt, Public
   Sy Arrangements for, under Union, 115, 193, 204, 205, 206, 207; estimated amount of, 319.

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  • debt — n [Old French dette, ultimately from Latin debita, plural of debitum debt, from neuter of debitus, past participle of debere to owe] 1: something owed: as a: a specific sum of money or a performance due another esp. by agreement (as a loan… …   Law dictionary

  • Debt-to-GDP ratio — Government debt as percentage of GDP globally. (2009 estimates) …   Wikipedia

  • debt — that which is owed. If you borrow money, buy something on credit or receive more money on an account than is owed, you have a debt. Glossary of Business Terms Funds owed by a debtor to a creditor. Outstanding debt obligations are assets for… …   Financial and business terms

  • Debt — Money borrowed. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * debt debt [det] noun 1. [countable] money that one person, organization, country etc owes to another: • The country will not receive further funds after it failed to repay debts of $16… …   Financial and business terms

  • public debt — issues of debt by governments to compensate for a lack of tax revenues. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * public debt public debt ➔ debt * * * public debt UK US noun ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT ► [S] US NATIONAL DEBT(Cf. ↑ …   Financial and business terms

  • debt — A sum of money due by certain and express agreement. A specified sum of money owing to one person from another, including not only obligation of debtor to pay but right of creditor to receive and enforce payment. State v. Ducey, 25 Ohio App.2d 50 …   Black's law dictionary

  • debt — A sum of money due by certain and express agreement. A specified sum of money owing to one person from another, including not only obligation of debtor to pay but right of creditor to receive and enforce payment. State v. Ducey, 25 Ohio App.2d 50 …   Black's law dictionary

  • public funds — Fund Fund, n. [OF. font, fond, nom. fonz, bottom, ground, F. fond bottom, foundation, fonds fund, fr. L. fundus bottom, ground, foundation, piece of land. See {Found} to establish.] 1. An aggregation or deposit of resources from which supplies… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • public — The whole body politic, or the aggregate of the citizens of a state, nation, or municipality. The inhabitants of a state, county, or community. In one sense, everybody, and accordingly the body of the people at large; the community at large,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • public debt — n. 1. the total debt of all governmental units, including those of state and local governments 2. NATIONAL DEBT * * *       obligations of governments, particularly those evidenced by securities, to pay certain sums to the holders at some future… …   Universalium