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debtor

Syllabification: debt·or
Pronunciation: /ˈdedər
 
/

Definition of debtor in English:

noun

A person or institution that owes a sum of money.
Example sentences
  • Often a student loan is the first time a debtor has borrowed money from a financial institution.
  • In either case, the owners must pay back the debtors before getting any money back.
  • We are the world's biggest debtors, borrowing money from Japan and Europe.
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