sovereign debt

Definition

A debt instrument guaranteed by a government.

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The sovereign debt needed to be solved by someone and I took the responsibility of solving it for everyone there.

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The sovereign debt was treated with high regard as we were certain the the US, the most powerful country in the world could pay us back.

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Despite our high amount of exports, our country still has a great deal of sovereign debt due to the amount of loans it has had to take out from other countries to establish its industry to begin with.

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