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[bond-hohl-der] /ˈbɒndˌhoʊl dər/
a holder of a bond or bonds issued by a government or corporation.
1815-25; bond1 + holder
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bondholding, adjective, noun Unabridged
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  • For the bondholder there is no difference, unless you consider that the bondholder may also be a consumer, worker and citizen.
  • Interest rates are generally based on market conditions and the length of time until the bondholder can exercise the put option.
  • The bondholder must include the allowed amount of the tax credit in gross income for tax purposes.
  • The costs to the bondholder of providing collateral vary inversely with the costs to the surety for liquidating it.
  • Managers will determine when the collection of bondholder names becomes a priority during an ongoing examination of a bond return.
  • Instead of owning a part of the company, a bondholder has essentially made a loan to the company.
  • Every bond has a coupon rate, which is the interest rate stated on the bond and payable to the bondholder.
British Dictionary definitions for bondholder


an owner of one or more bonds issued by a company or other institution
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