Definition of 'national debt'
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China owns billions of pounds of British national debt. The Sun (2015)If the Government wants more cash to pay the national debt then cut foreign aid. The Sun (2014)Such a move would be disastrous because the Government would have to find more money to service the national debt. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Government borrowing increased national debt. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Many economists warn that the government 's huge national debt is a looming threat to long-term prosperity. Christianity Today (2000)If England insists on the currency, it will have to accept the whole of the vast national debt this government is piling up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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