n.Financial assistance to an ailing business to save it from failure.v.bail out
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
When a government, individual, or business provides emergency financial assistance to a failing business or governmental entity to keep it afloat and avoid the consequences of its collapse.Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → Bankruptcy
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
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bailout — UK US /ˈbeɪlaʊt/ noun [C, usually singular] ► ECONOMICS, FINANCE a loan or other financial support that is given to a person, company, or country to help them when they are in financial difficulties: »A government spokesman claimed that the… … Financial and business terms
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