Long-term debt

An obligation having a maturity of more than one year from the date it was issued. Also called funded debt. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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long-term debt UK US noun [C or U] FINANCE
money that does not have to be paid for at least a year after it is borrowed: »

The company, which has no long-term debt, earned 54 cents per share in its last fiscal year.

Compare MEDIUM-TERM DEBT(Cf. ↑medium-term debt), SHORT-TERM DEBT(Cf. ↑short-term debt)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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