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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rescue, usually of a financial nature.

Usage examples (34)
  • In fact, the use of the term bailout should be banned.
  • To use the term bailout to describe this issue is misleading andwrong.
  • ROMNEY: Well, the term bailout has been applied to a number of different things.
  • Well, they started by using the word bailout, which is a mistake. for more
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  • A "bailout" is an emergency rescue, while to "bail out" is to provide emergency relief.
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