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debenture

de·ben·ture

debenture

pronunciation:
dih ben chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a corporate or government bond that pays fixed interest and that is backed by the issuer's credit status.
definition 2: a certificate issued by a custom house authorizing the refund of tariffs paid on imported goods that are re-exported.
derivation: debentured (adj.)
Word Parts
The word debenture contains the following parts:
deb Latin root that means owe