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

  • adjective Capable of being called.
  • adjective Subject to being redeemed at the demand of the issuer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective subject to a demand for payment or redemption before the due date; -- of financial instruments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective computing That can be called.
  • adjective finance That may be redeemed by its holder before it matures.
  • noun finance A callable bond.

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

  • adjective subject to a demand for payment before due date


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