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free on bail
bail out, bale out(verb)
remove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the side
To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail money.
To remove water from a boat by scooping it out.
To rescue, especially financially.
To exit an aircraft while in flight.
To leave (or not attend at all) a place or a situation, especially quickly or when the situation has become undesirable.
To sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc.
A bailout is a colloquial term for giving financial support to a company or country which faces serious financial difficulty or bankruptcy. It may also be used to allow a failing entity to fail gracefully without spreading contagion. A bailout can, but does not necessarily, avoid an insolvency process. The term is maritime in origin being the act of removing water from a sinking vessel using a smaller bucket. A bailout differs from the term bail-in under which the bondholders and/or depositors of global systemically important financial institutions are forced to participate in the process, but taxpayers supposedly are not. Some governments have the power to participate in the insolvency process: for instance, the U.S. government intervened in the General Motors bailout of 2009-2013.
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