Definition of Debt limit

1. Noun. The maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity.

Exact synonyms: Debt Ceiling
Generic synonyms: Debt
Specialized synonyms: National Debt Ceiling



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Debt Limit

debrominations
debruise
debruised
debruises
debruising
debs
debt
debt-burden
debt-laden
debt-ridden
debt bondage
debt bondages
debt burden
debt ceiling
debt instrument
debt limit (current term)
debted
debtee
debtees
debtholder
debtholders
debtless
debtlike
debtor
debtor in possession
debtors
debtors in possession
debtour
debtours
debts

Literary usage of Debt limit

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1918)
"... of the le- electors or did not receive the required gal debt limit;8 where the question of number of votes, or where irregularities the ground, however, ..."

2. Bulletin by Massachusetts Constitutional Convention (1917)
"PROVISIONS FOR EXCEEDING debt limit BY REFERENDUM. ... South Dakota also permits cities to borrow beyond the debt limit for water works, lighting plants and ..."

3. Municipal Accounting by De Witt Carl Eggleston (1914)
"debt limit—City of New York The following statement shows the method used in figuring the debt limit of the City of New York. This limit as allowed by law ..."

4. A History of the National Capital from Its Foundation Through the Period of by Wilhelmus Bogart Bryan (1916)
"... of the people and the legislature to borrow money had an influence with congress in its attempting to put on the brakes by means of a funded debt limit. ..."

5. Municipal Accounting by De Witt Carl Eggleston (1914)
"debt limit—City of New York The following statement shows the method used in figuring the debt limit of the City of New York. This limit as allowed by law ..."

6. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"... to adopt solely the basis of the county did not create any estoppel as to the warrants. The recitals in the bonds constitutional debt-limit requirement, ..."

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