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savings bond

noun
1.
a U.S. government bond with principal amounts up to $10,000.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • Queuing up alongside pensioners claiming their modest weekly infusion, he exchanged the draft for a savings bond.
  • The termination of walk-in service also will impact a small number of savings bond customers.
  • Investors choose the dates to charge their account for their savings bond purchases.
savings bond in Culture

savings bond definition


A bond issued by the United States government and sold in relatively small denominations, mainly to individuals.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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