from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A certificate from a bank stating that the named party has a specified sum on deposit, usually for a given period of time at a fixed rate of interest.
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- n. A type of bank account representing a time deposit, which is insured, with a specific, fixed term, and, usually, a fixed interest rate.
- n. The certificate issued to the holder of such an account, verifying that he owns it.
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- n. a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest
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