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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

How to pronounce bailout?

  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bailout in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bailout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of bailout in a Sentence

  1. Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis:

    We haven't received any( bailout) tranches since August 2014 but we have been meeting all of our obligations, this has its limits.

  2. Gene Kalwarski:

    Republicans view the House bill as a bailout, and Democrats think the Senate plan would make healthy plans fail.

  3. Evangelos Venizelos:

    After losing precious time in supposedly tough negotiation for internal consumption, the government has ... asked for an extension of the loan agreement that is identical to the memorandum and the bailout programme.

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    Congress should not put taxpayers on the hook for another bailout, and this giveaway that was drafted by Citigroup lobbyists has not place in a critical government funding bill.

  5. Antonis Samaras:

    When the current parliament elects a president at the end of the month the clouds will be gone and the country will be ready to officially enter the post-bailout era.

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