Definitions for bailoutˈbeɪlˌaʊt

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  1. bailout(Noun)

    a rescue, especially a financial rescue

    The government bailout of that corporation is going to cost the taxpayers a hundred billion dollars.

  2. bailout(Noun)

    a backup supply of air in scuba diving

  3. Origin: bail + out


  1. Bailout

    A bailout is a colloquial pejorative term for giving a loan 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. The term is maritime in origin being the act of removing water from a sinking vessel using a smaller bucket.

Anagrams for bailout »

  1. tabouli

  2. obitual

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Olga Gerovasili:

    Our priority is the (bailout) deal, after this we can deal with party issues.

  2. Panagiotis Lafazanis:

    Syriza accepted a new, third bailout - austerity that goes against its program and pledges.

  3. Panagiotis Lafazanis:

    We support Syriza in government and we support the Prime Minister. We don't support the bailout.

  4. Hans Joerg Schelling:

    It should not, cannot, must not happen that a third (bailout) programme is started so to speak through the back door.

  5. French Finance Minister Michel Sapin:

    It's a problem of wording, although the legal tool cannot be anything else than an extension of the (bailout) program.

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