HyperDic: debt_ceiling

English > 1 sense of the expression debt ceiling:
NOUNpossessiondebt ceiling, debt limitthe maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity
English > debt ceiling: 1 sense > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity.
Synonymdebt limit
Narrowernational debt ceilingA limit set by Congress beyond which the national debt cannot rise
Broaderdebtmoney or goods or services owed by one person to another
Spanishlímite de endeudamiento

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