Give the Meaning of ‘Debenture’? - Accountancy

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Give the meaning of Debenture?

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A debenture is a written debt instrument issued in the form of a certificate containing provisions regarding the repayment of the principal sum after a fixed period of time and payment of interest at regular intervals.

Concept: Meaning and Concept of Debentures
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2013-2014 (March) Delhi Set 1

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