Definitions for bailoutˈbeɪlˌaʊt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bailout
a rescue, especially a financial rescue
The government bailout of that corporation is going to cost the taxpayers a hundred billion dollars.
a backup supply of air in scuba diving
Origin: bail + out
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.
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Our priority is the (bailout) deal, after this we can deal with party issues.
Syriza accepted a new, third bailout - austerity that goes against its program and pledges.
We support Syriza in government and we support the Prime Minister. We don't support the bailout.
It should not, cannot, must not happen that a third (bailout) programme is started so to speak through the back door.
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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