Definitions

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  • adjective Not sovereign.

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  • adjective (of peoples and political bodies) controlled by outside forces

Etymologies

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non- +‎ sovereign

Examples

  • The largest Asian nonsovereign credit deal was a $4.4 billion bond by Chinese electric utility State Grid.

    Asia's Bond Market Comes Alive

  • While the tests did consider the impact of an economic downturn on banks' portfolios of loans and nonsovereign debt in Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain, many critics complained that the tests were overly benign.

    Southern Exposure for Europe's Banks

  • Their faulty analysis comes as a result of the deficit critics 'failure to distinguish between the monetary arrangements of sovereign and nonsovereign nations.

    Marshall Auerback: Yes Virginia, There Is a Difference Between Greece and the U.S.

  • But analysts said he was more likely to be talking about restructuring nonsovereign debt.

    The Moscow Times

  • But analysts said he was more likely to be talking about restructuring nonsovereign debt.

    The Moscow Times

  • However, the Palestinian territories remained just that - nonsovereign territories.

    NPR Topics: News

  • However, the Palestinian territories remained just that - nonsovereign territories.

    NPR Topics: News

  • However, the Palestinian territories remained just that - nonsovereign territories.

    NPR Topics: News

  • But analysts said he was more likely to be talking about restructuring nonsovereign debt.

    The Moscow Times

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