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AGREEMENT, dated as of February 16, 2017, among the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation ("Freddie Mac") and Holders of Debt Securities (each as hereinafter defined).
Definitions. Whenever used in this Agreement, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, unless the context otherwise requires. Additional Debt Securities: Debt Securities issued by Freddie Mac with the same terms (other than Issue Date, interest commencement date and issue price) and conditions as Debt Securities for which settlement has previously occurred so as to form a single series of Debt Securities as specified in the applicable Supplemental Agreement. Agreement: This Global Debt Facility Agreement dated as of February 16, 2017, as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, and successors thereto pursuant to which Freddie Mac issues the Debt Securities. Amortizing Debt Securities: Debt Securities on which Freddie Mac makes periodic payments of principal during the terms of such Debt Securities as described in the related Supplemental Agreement. Beneficial Owner: The entity or individual that beneficially owns a Debt Security. Bonds: Callable or non-callable, puttable or non-puttable Debt Securities with maturities of more than ten years. Book-Entry Rules: The Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations (24 C.F.R. Part 81, Subpart H) applicable to the Fed Book-Entry Debt Securities, FHFA regulations, 12 C.F.R. Part 1249, and such procedures as to which Freddie Mac and the FRBNY may agree. Business Day: (i) With respect to Fed Book-Entry Debt Securities, any day other than (a) a Saturday, (b) a Sunday, (c) a day on which the FRBNY is closed, (d) as to any Holder of a Fed Book-Entry Debt Security, a day on which the Federal Reserve Bank that maintains the Holder's account is closed, or (e) a day on which Freddie Mac's offices are closed; and (ii) with respect to Registered Debt Securities, any day other than (a) a Saturday, (b) a Sunday, (c) a day on which banking institutions are closed in (i) the City of New York, if the Specified Payment Currency is U.S. dollars or (2) the Principal Financial Center of the country of such Specified Payment Currency, if the Specified Payment Currency is other than U.S. dollars or euro, (d) if the Specified Payment Currency is euro, a day on which the TARGET2 system is not open for settlements, or a day on which payments in euro cannot be settled in the international interbank market as determined by the Global Agent, (e) for any required payment, a day on which banking institutions are closed in the place of payment, or (f) a day on which Freddie Mac's offices are closed. Calculation Agent: Freddie Mac or a bank or broker-dealer designated by Freddie Mac in the applicable Supplemental Agreement as the entity responsible for determining the interest rate on a Variable Rate Debt Security. Calculation Date: In each year, each of those days in the calendar year that are specified in the applicable Supplemental Agreement as being the scheduled Interest Payment Dates regardless, for this purpose, of whether any such date is in fact an Interest Payment Date and, for the avoidance of doubt, a "Calculation Date" may occur prior to the Issue Date or after the last Principal Payment Date. Cap: A maximum interest rate at which interest may accrue on a Variable Rate Debt Security during any Interest Reset Period. Citibank - London: Citibank, N.A., London office, the Global Agent for Registered Debt Securities. Citigroup - Frankfurt: Citigroup Global Markets Deutschland AG, the Registrar for Registered Debt Securities. Clearstream, Luxembourg: Clearstream Banking, societe anonyme, which holds securities for its participants and facilitates the clearance and settlement of securities transactions between its participants through electronic book-entry changes in accounts of its participants. CMS Determination Date: The second New York Banking Day preceding the applicable Reset Date. CMS Rate: The rate determined by the Calculation Agent in accordance with Section 2.07(i)(N). CMT Determination Date: The second New York Banking Day preceding the applicable Reset Date. CMT Rate: The rate determined by the Calculation Agent in accordance with Section 2.07(i)(M). Code: The Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. Common Depositary: The common depositary for Euroclear, Clearstream, Luxembourg and/or any other applicable clearing system, which will hold Other Registered Debt Securities on behalf of Euroclear, Clearstream, Luxembourg and/or any such other applicable clearing system. CUSIP Number: A unique nine-character designation assigned to each Debt Security by the CUSIP Service Bureau and used to identify each issuance of Debt Securities on the records of the Federal Reserve Banks or DTC, as applicable. Day Rate: The arithmetic mean for each day in a Seven-Day Period as determined by the Calculation Agent in accordance with Section 2.07(i)(P)(2). Dealers: Firms that engage in the business of dealing or trading in debt securities as agents, brokers or principals. Debt Securities: Unsecured subordinated or unsubordinated notes, bonds and other debt secur