bailout

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bail +‎ out

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bailout (plural bailouts)

  1. A rescue, especially a financial rescue.
    The government bailout of that corporation is going to cost the taxpayers a hundred billion dollars.
    • 2016, Otmar Issing, former ECB chief economist: Euro 'house of cards' to collapse, warns ECB prophet
      "The no bailout' clause is violated every day."
    • 2020 November 18, “Network News: London 'bailout' achieved with just minutes to spare”, in Rail, page 10:
      The funding arrangement was described by the Government as a "bailout".
  2. The process of exiting an aircraft while in flight.
    • 1972, Popular Mechanics (volume 138, number 3, page 193)
      Bailouts from side doors are risky because the slipstream may carry a chutist into the plane's tail section.
  3. (underwater diving) A backup supply of air in scuba diving.

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Borrowed from English bailout.

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bailout m (invariable)

  1. (economics, finance) bailout