certificate of indebtedness

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Noun1.certificate of indebtedness - a written promise to repay a debt
cash equivalent - a highly liquid debt instrument with maturities of less than three months
certificate of deposit, CD - a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest
note of hand, promissory note, note - a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
document - a written account of ownership or obligation
floater - a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)
bond certificate, bond - a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
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In other financial matters, the Pulaski County treasurer filed a certificate of indebtedness against White Water in December for $4,628.
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Treasury into special 90 day certificate of indebtedness SLGs ("90 day SLGs") maturing after May 22, 2013, and the Series 2011A bonds cannot be remarketed on May 22, 2013, the mandatory tender date will occur within 30 days of maturity of the 90 day SLGs, but not later than Aug.

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