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National Debt Glossary

National debt

The total amount of funds that the federal government has borrowed over the years and not yet repaid.

SOURCE: Federal Reserve Bank of New York

See also: FAQ: Is there a limit on the national debt?; FAQ: What practical impact does the national debt have?

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