government bond

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Noun1.government bond - a bond that is an IOU of the United States Treasury; considered the safest security in the investment world
savings bond - non-negotiable government bond; cannot be bought and sold once the original purchase is made
Treasury obligations, Treasury - negotiable debt obligations of the United States government which guarantees that interest and principal payments will be paid on time
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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