from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A time deposit usually having a term of less than five years and paying a fixed rate of interest.
- noun A certificate from a bank stating that the named party has a specified sum on deposit.
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- noun A type of
bank accountrepresenting a time deposit, which is insured, with a specific, fixed term, and, usually, a fixed interest rate.
- noun The certificate issued to the
holderof such an account, verifying that he owns it.
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- noun a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest
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