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Origin of sinking fund
Words nearby sinking fund
Example sentences from the Web for sinking fund
One way is to establish a sinking-fund which will retire a certain proportion of the bonds by lot each year.How to Invest Money|George Garr Henry
And the certificates for which the check had been purloined were not in the sinking-fund as they should have been.The Financier|Theodore Dreiser
In 1899 the provisions for the sinking-fund were also included.The Government of England (Vol. I)|A. Lawrence Lowell
This Squire Western might have said, who was always afraid of the whigs sending the sinking-fund over to Hanover.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
But the sinking-fund to which we chiefly refer was a system of borrowing money to pay debt.
British Dictionary definitions for sinking fund
Cultural definitions for sinking fund
A fund into which companies or governments place money to redeem their bonds and other forms of indebtedness.