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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. bailout


  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. 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. Jerry Hill:

    I think there's less chance, less thought of a bailout this year than we saw last year, certainly.

  5. Gene Kalwarski:

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

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