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Treasury bill

n.
A short-term obligation of the US Treasury having a maturity period of one year or less and sold at a discount from face value.
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Treasury bill

n
(Banking & Finance) a short-term noninterest-bearing obligation issued by the Treasury, payable to bearer and maturing usually in three months, within which it is tradable on a discount basis on the open market
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Treas′ury bill`


n.
a promissory note issued by the U.S. government, bearing no interest and maturing in one year or less.
[1790–1800]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Treasury bill - a short-term obligation that is not interest-bearing (it is purchased at a discount)Treasury bill - a short-term obligation that is not interest-bearing (it is purchased at a discount); can be traded on a discount basis for 91 days
Treasury obligations, Treasury - negotiable debt obligations of the United States government which guarantees that interest and principal payments will be paid on time
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Translations

treasury bill

nbuono del tesoro
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