Adjective "bailout" definition and examples

(Bailout may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


An act of giving financial assistance to a failing business or economy to save it from collapse.
  1. 'What is needed is for the G7 nations to extricate themselves from the big bailout business.'
  2. 'The hidden costs of all the ‘Coins in the Fuse Box’ and financial sector bailouts now look poised to manifest in an uneven housing and consumer borrowing fiasco, with the Fed either incapable or unwilling to respond.'
  3. 'He says that previous bailouts encouraged banks to think the government would always save them, and argues that doing nothing to stave off a crisis would do little harm to the U.S.'
  4. 'The spectre of bank collapse from foreign loans has been averted by bailouts and promises of bailout from the Federal Reserve, the nation's only manufacturer of dollars, which it can produce at will.'
  5. 'First, it might help to reduce the cost of financial bailouts to Western taxpayers and international organizations, and not just because capital flight might be slowed.'
  6. 'The Federal Reserve's successive bailouts have created a huge moral hazard problem.'
  7. 'But there is no economic rationale for general bailouts or subsidies of airlines, insurance companies, the steel industry, agriculture, and so on.'
  8. 'It regularly requires financial bailouts by the government.'
  9. 'The pattern of bailouts since 1995 has distorted the operation of financial markets by creating moral hazard.'
  10. 'Now Trump may need a financial bailout or concessions from bond holders to save the company from bankruptcy.'

More definitions

1. the act of parachuting from an aircraft, especially to escape a crash, fire, etc.

2. an instance of coming to the rescue, especially financially: a government bailout of a large company.

3. an alternative, additional choice, or the like: If the highway is jammed, you have two side roads as bailouts. adjective

4. of, relating to, or consisting of means for relieving an emergency situation: bailout measures for hard-pressed smallbusinesses.

More examples(as adjective)

"plans can be bailout."

"packages can be bailout."

"periods can be bailout."

"programmes can be bailout."

"decisions can be bailout."

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