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  • Eye of a needle — For the novel by Ken Follett, see Eye of the Needle. The eye of a needle is the section of a sewing needle formed into a loop for pulling thread, located at the end opposite the point. These loops are often shaped like an oval or an eye , hence… …   Wikipedia

  • debt security — see security Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. debt security …   Law dictionary

  • debt securities — This term has a number of meanings depending on the context in which it is used: • Generally, a debenture, a government and public security or a warrant which confers a right in respect of an investment in a debenture or government and public… …   Law dictionary

  • a naked debenture — Debenture De*ben ture (?; 135), n. [L. debentur they are due, fr. debere to owe; cf. F. debentur. So called because these receipts began with the words Debentur mihi.] 1. A writing acknowledging a debt; a writing or certificate signed by a public …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • debt — n [Old French dette, ultimately from Latin debita, plural of debitum debt, from neuter of debitus, past participle of debere to owe] 1: something owed: as a: a specific sum of money or a performance due another esp. by agreement (as a loan… …   Law dictionary

  • debt — A sum of money due by certain and express agreement. A specified sum of money owing to one person from another, including not only obligation of debtor to pay but right of creditor to receive and enforce payment. State v. Ducey, 25 Ohio App.2d 50 …   Black's law dictionary

  • debt — A sum of money due by certain and express agreement. A specified sum of money owing to one person from another, including not only obligation of debtor to pay but right of creditor to receive and enforce payment. State v. Ducey, 25 Ohio App.2d 50 …   Black's law dictionary

  • Debt settlement — Debt settlement, also known as debt arbitration, debt negotiation or credit settlement, is an approach to debt reduction in which the debtor and creditor agree on a reduced balance that will be regarded as payment in full.[1] Debt settlement is… …   Wikipedia

  • debt of record — A sum of money which appears to be due by the evidence of a court of record; a debt evidenced by the judgment of a court of record. 2 Bl Comm 465; a debt or contract created of record, such as a statute staple, or statute merchant, and not one… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • evidence — Any species of proof, or probative matter, legally presented at the trial of an issue, by the act of the parties and through the medium of witnesses, records, documents, exhibits, concrete objects, etc., for the purpose of inducing belief in the… …   Black's law dictionary

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