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sink·ing fund

(sĭng′kĭng)
n.
A fund accumulated to pay off a corporate or public debt.
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sinking fund

n
(Banking & Finance) a fund accumulated out of a business enterprise's earnings or a government's revenue and invested to repay a long-term debt or meet a depreciation charge
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sink′ing fund`


n.
a fund for extinguishing an indebtedness.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sinking fund - a fund accumulated regularly in a separate account and used to redeem debt securities
fund, monetary fund - a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
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Translations

sinking fund

n (Fin) → Tilgungsfonds m
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sinking fund

n (Comm) → fondo d'ammortamento
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References in classic literature ?
In which D'Artagnan begins to fear he has placed his Money and that of Planchet in the Sinking Fund
A saving of five hundred millions annually had far more virtue than the accumulation of a sinking fund whose dangers were plainly to be seen.
While laws such as JOPC in the UAE stipulate requirements for minimum sinking funds to ensure long-term sustainability of a building, in essence, neither of these measures are effectively managed or followed.
His topics include present value and sinking funds, calculating break-even and after-tax profit, financial reporting formulas: the balance sheet, bringing reports to life: powerful arguments with the numbers, statistics for effective reporting, and incredible math shortcuts.
It includes suggestions such as regular inspections, ownership associations and sinking funds being required to improve and protect tenement buildings across Scotland.
Apartment owners in Dublin fork out an average of [euro]1,200 for management fees each year and many pay an additional [euro]200 annu-ally in sinking funds - which are used to upgrade roofs, lifts, pumps, boilers, carpets and fire alarms.
Sinking funds attempt to answer the question of how much capital is required to allow that asset to 'retire' and be replaced.
The authority returns all excess earnings on sinking fund investments to its borrowers, once sinking funds have earned enough to satisfy associated debenture debt service requirements.
"This transaction is fundamentally about the reduction of risk as we look to focus on our proven winners going forward and thus refrain from sinking funds into turnarounds that may or may not succeed," stated El Khazindar.
Balances of cash and investments excluding sinking funds remain healthy at around 59% of net direct and indirect debt and are expected to be maintained at around 50% of debt in 2014-15.
Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1892, Sinking Funds, Publications of the American Economic Association, Vol.