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government security meaning

  "government security" in a sentence
  • Noun: government security
    1. A security issued by United States government agencies or the Farm Credit System
      - agency security

    Derived forms: government securities

    Type of: certificate, security


  • [Business]
    noun [C, usually pl.] (also government stock [C,U])

    (Finance )

    a bond that is issued (= sold) by a government in order to raise money:

    In the bond market, government securities rose sharply.

    a government securities dealer

    Japanese investors hold about $335 billion of US government securities.

    GILT, GILT-EDGED, TREASURY BOND


  • [Economics]
    = government stock; See gilt-edged security

  • [Finance]
    A government debt obligation (local or national) backed by the credit and taxing power of a country with very little risk of default.

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