Definition of bailout noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bailout

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪlaʊt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪlaʊt//
 
Economy
 
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an act of giving money to a company, a foreign country, etc. that has very serious financial problems The airline was saved by a government bailout. See related entries: Economy
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