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bail out

A popular term borrowed from aviation (e.g., a crew parachuting out of a striken aircraft) referring to any situation in which an operator or interventionist drops out or quits unexpectedly.
 
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Greece signed up to a bailout programme worth up to 85 billion euros in mid-2015, contingent on deep tax and pension reform and a series of privatisations.
It is for this reason that many people believe that bailouts violate the rule of law or offend other norms of our constitutional system.
The German parliament's vote capped a week in which the proposed bailout agreed by eurozone leaders on Monday has cleared a string of hurdles.
On Sunday, more than 61 percent of Greeks voted against a new bailout plan proposed by the lenders that envisaged unpopular austerity measures such as pension cuts and tax increases in exchange for another loan.
The IMF has refused to release its portion of bailout funds until the buyback transactions are completed.
The collateral will be paid into the trust (or escrow) account in installments each time a tranche of the bailout is drawn down by Spain.
Parent Bailout investigates the motivation of bailouts in America and shows how a bailout system has crept into and crippled our American schools.
Hawkins continued: "Moreover, not only did Mitt support TARP, he has admitted during the debates that he's open to EVEN MORE bailouts.
Europe likely to keep Greece afloat into September * Europe's plan for a new bailout of Greece may buy the country only several more months' breathing space before it again has to confront the prospect of default or a radical restructuring of its debt.
I believe Mr Darling had won a veto for Britain on future bailouts but when the permanent bailout mechanism deal was agreed under the Mr Osborne in December 2010 our veto was not used.
Wellingborough MP Peter Bone said: "We should not have any more bailouts without approval.
While I don't agree with the bailouts, I think there is enough confusion about AIG and the editor's comments only added to it.