/'gʌvnmənt bækt/ adjective
backed by the government

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • government-backed — UK US /ˈgʌvənməntbækt/ US  / ɚ–/ adjective GOVERNMENT ► relating to companies and other organizations that receive support or money from a government: »government backed small business loans …   Financial and business terms

  • Government-backed loans — A government backed loan can simply be defined as a loan subsidized by the government, which protects lenders against defaults on payments, thus making it a lot easier for lenders to offer potential borrowers lower interest rates. Its primary aim …   Wikipedia

  • backed — /bækt/ (say bakt) adjective 1. having a back: a high backed chair. 2. having backing: a government backed measure …   Australian English dictionary

  • government obligations — U.S. government backed debt instruments, which are considered among the safest investments possible, including Treasury bonds, bills, and notes, and savings bonds. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Government National Mortgage Association — USA Ginnie Mae. Common term for the Government National Mortgage Association. Ginnie Mae was created by the federal government in 1968. Ginnie Mae does not buy or sell loans or issue mortgage backed securities (MBSs). It guarantees investors the… …   Law dictionary

  • backed — [ bækt ] suffix 1. ) used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that a group or action is supported by an organization or country, usually a powerful one: the military backed government a U.S. backed peace plan 2. ) used with some adjectives …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Government National Mortgage Association — ( GNMA) A government owned corporation that is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. GNMA provides its guarantee, backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government, to certain mortgage related securities …   Financial and business terms

  • government watchdog — UK US noun [C] GOVERNMENT ► UK a government organization that makes certain that companies in a particular industry are obeying the law: »The energy company is likely to be prosecuted after an investigation being carried out by the government… …   Financial and business terms

  • Government of Singapore Investment Corporation — GIC Tipo Fondo Soberano de Inversión Fundación 22 de Mayo 1981 Sede Singapore …   Wikipedia Español

  • Government National Mortgage Association — The Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA, also known as Ginnie Mae) is a U.S. government owned corporation within the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).Ginnie Mae provides guarantees on mortgage backed securities (MBS)… …   Wikipedia

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