Debt retirement

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Debt retirement

The complete repayment of debt. See: Sinking fund.
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Debt Retirement

The act of paying off a debt completely. If one borrows a certain amount, one must eventually repay it to the lender and retire the debt.
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Results included a $66.4 million charge for amortization of excess reorganization value and a $3.3 million charge related to early retirement of debt. In the prior-year period the retailer recorded a net loss of $48.5 million, burdened by $66.3 million in amortization of excess reorganization value that was only partially offset by a $7.4 million credit for reorganization items.
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These factors were partially negated by an extraordinary loss related to the early retirement of debt, which net of the income tax benefit pinched Safeway's bottom line by $12.7 million.
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(*)Net income was reduced by $1.24 million extraordinary charge related to early retirement of debt. (**)CDR estimate.
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