sinking fund(redirected from sinking funds)
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A fund accumulated to pay off a corporate or public debt.
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(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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a fund for extinguishing an indebtedness.
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n (Fin) → Tilgungsfonds m
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sinking fundn (Comm) → fondo d'ammortamento
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