Definition of Treasury bill

1. Noun. A short-term obligation that is not interest-bearing (it is purchased at a discount); can be traded on a discount basis for 91 days.

Exact synonyms: T-bill
Generic synonyms: Treasury, Treasury Obligations

Definition of Treasury bill

1. Noun. (finance) A government obligation, sold at a discount, maturing in one year or less, and pays no interest prior to maturity. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Treasury Bill

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Travelling Community
Traverse City
Treacher Collins
Treacher Collins' syndrome
Treasure State
Treasury Department
Treasury Secretary
Treasury bill (current term)
Treasury bond
Treasury note
Treasury obligations
Treaty of Versailles
Treitz's arch
Treitz's fascia
Treitz's fossa
Treitz's hernia
Treitz's ligament
Treitz's muscle

Literary usage of Treasury bill

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1. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1868)
"... Treasury bill. I say in all seriousness that this should be entitled " A bill to embarrass the treasury in the disbursement of the public money. ..."

2. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"His remarks were referred by the Senate to its Committee on Finance, of which Silas Wright was chairman, and by him another sub-treasury bill was promptly ..."

3. The Boston Quarterly Review by Orestes Augustus Brownson (1838)
"Speech of Mr. Calhoun, of South Carolina, on the Sub-Treasury bill. ... WE regard the Sub-Treasury bill as one of the most important measures which our ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"Copy presented, of Treasury Minute, dated 21st October, 1908, guaranteeing the further issue of £1000000 Transvaal Treasury bill [by Act] ; to lie upon the ..."

5. The Works of John C. Calhoun by John Caldwell Calhoun, Richard Kenner Crallé (1888)
"REMARKS On the Bill reported by the Committee on Finance to repeal the Independent Treasury bill; delivered in the Senate, June 9th, 1841. ..."

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