time deposit


noun Banking.

a deposit that can be withdrawn by the depositor only after giving advance notice or after an agreed period of time has elapsed.

Nearby words

  1. time charter,
  2. time clock,
  3. time code,
  4. time constant,
  5. time copy,
  6. time dilatation,
  7. time dilation,
  8. time discount,
  9. time draft,
  10. time exposure

Origin of time deposit

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55

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British Dictionary definitions for time deposit

time deposit

noun

a bank deposit from which withdrawals may be made only after advance notice or at a specified future dateCompare demand deposit
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