from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A short-term obligation of the US Treasury having a maturity period of one year or less and sold at a discount from face value.

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  • noun finance A government obligation, sold at a discount, maturing in one year or less, and pays no interest prior to maturity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a short-term obligation that is not interest-bearing (it is purchased at a discount); can be traded on a discount basis for 91 days


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From Treasury ("the US Treasury") + bill


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