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Pledge

A promise to set aside, dedicate and use exclusively for specified purposes certain categories of property, generally money or other intangibles.

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Negative Pledge

A covenant that is the opposite of a pledge – a promise not to pledge property, generally money or other intangibles, to any party other than the issuer, a letter of credit provider or other intended beneficiary of the negative pledge.

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Tender

An offer by a bondholder to sell bonds to the issuer at a stated price, often in response to the issuer’s solicitation of, or request for, tenders.