HyperDic: debt_limit

English > 1 sense of the expression debt limit:
NOUNpossessiondebt limit, debt ceilingthe maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity
English > debt limit: 1 sense > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity.
Synonymdebt ceiling
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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