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Definition of

national debt

Economics

amount of government borrowing the total amount of money that a country's central government has borrowed and is still unpaid

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Definitions of ’national debt’ and meaning of ’national debt’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’national debt’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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