how to pronounce debenture


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The above transcription of debenture is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

debenture is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of debenture


  1. A document granting lenders a charge over a borrower's physical assets, giving them a means to collect a debt, as part of a secured loan.
  2. A certificate of a loan made to the government; a government bond.
  3. A type of debt instrument secured only by the general credit or promise to pay of the issuer, not involving any physical assets or collateral, now commonly issued by large, well established corporations with adequate credit ratings.
  4. A certificate that certifies an amount of money owed to someone; a certificate of indebtedness.

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