sovereign debt

sovereign debt
sovereign debt sovereign debt debt

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sovereign debt UK US noun [U] FINANCE, ECONOMICS
the debt of a national government, rather than a person or organization: »

The firm is the biggest broker of Eurobonds and sovereign debt.


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