The amount of money that a country’s government has borrowed, typically issued as bonds denominated in a reserve currency: the anxieties about sovereign debt have been most acute in Europe
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- Needless to say, the debt is now substantially government or sovereign debt.
- Inevitably, therefore, there were two contradictory aspects to sovereign debt, or debt owed by a national government.
- The idea was to reduce dramatically the sovereign debt to GDP ratio, Schiff said.
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Syllabification: sov·er·eign debt
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