What does public debt mean?

Definitions for public debt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. public debt(noun)

    the total of the nation's debts: debts of local and state and national governments; an indicator of how much public spending is financed by borrowing instead of taxation


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of public debt in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of public debt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic:

    One fifth of the debt we will pay immediately while the remainder will be taken over as public debt and will be paid in five instalments during the period 2016 to 2018.

  2. Andrew Colquhoun:

    One reason why Japan is at single A, which is a low rating, is the fragility around the baseline case for the public debt, the tolerance to fluctuations in growth and interest rates is low.

  3. Croatian Prime Minister-designate Tihomir Oreskovic:

    We all know that our (public) debt is at a worrying level of around 90 percent of gross domestic product. My goal is to talk to investors and share ideas on how to tame the debt and achieve better credit rating.

  4. Carl Tricoli:

    This is an environment that private equity thrives in, the public equity markets are shut down, the public debt markets are shut down and companies' cash flows are going to be less, so they are going to need capital from somewhere.

  5. Polish Finance Minister Mateusz Szczurek:

    The level of rates currently suggests we are in this for the long haul, certainly for a generation, certainly more than a decade, looking at Japan, a big part of the slowdown was demographics. But in Japan the growth of public debt was there to compensate - is Europe prepared for that? I don't know.

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