Definition of "Balloon"

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(1) Type of loan where the final payment is substantially greater than the previous payments; also termed partially amortized loan. A debt agreement might stipulate a balloon payment when future refinancing is expected. (2) Last lease payment for a lease asset. It includes the residual value of the asset, which is often greater than previous rental payments made during the lease period.

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