certificate of indebtedness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n certificate of indebtedness a written promise to repay a debt
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Usage

In literature:

These promises to pay were called by various names as bonds, certificates of indebtedness, and paper money.
"A Short History of the United States" by Edward Channing
We're issuing five-year certificates of indebtedness bearing six per cent interest.
"How To Write Special Feature Articles" by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
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