bail out

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1. Excessive selling of a firm's stock by its stockholders, perceived as a lack of their confidence in the profitability or viability of the firm.
2. To provide emergency financial help to keep a firm afloat.

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They would help me bail out of jail, which I was very thankful for and I even told them how much I appreciated it when I met them.
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A high-risk, high-reward strategy with a 10% chance of bankrupting the bank becomes purely a high-reward strategy when they know that the government will bail out retail banks rather than let private individuals lose their savings.
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Some banks may need to get a bail out when they have loaned out to much money that they won't get back.
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