Sinking-fund



noun
1.
a fund to extinguish an indebtedness, usually a bond issue.
sinking fund
noun
1.
a fund accumulated out of a business enterprise’s earnings or a government’s revenue and invested to repay a long-term debt or meet a depreciation charge

sinking fund definition

A fund into which companies or governments place money to redeem their bonds and other forms of indebtedness.

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