n certificate given by a business corporation, etc as a receipt for money lent at a fixed rate of interest until the loan is repaid 债券
*[attrib 作定语] debenture shares 债券股.
1400-1500; Language: Latin;Origin:
debentur 'they are owed'
, from debere 'to owe'
an official document produced by a company showing how much interest
it will pay on a loan
(=money it has borrowed)