Definition of bondholder in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbändˌhōldər/


A person owning a bond or bonds issued by a government or a public company.
Example sentences
  • It sends all the wrong signals to the market and can quickly turn to a vicious downward spiral as lenders, bondholders, and equity investors take fright.
  • Previously we discussed the event of a corporate liquidation where bondholders and preferred shareholders are paid first.
  • This spectacular fall left lenders and bondholders with unpaid debts of some $2 billion.

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Syllabification: bond·hold·er

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