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debtor

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɛtə
 
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Definition of debtor in English:

noun

A person, country, or organization that owes money: generally, debtors must negotiate with each creditor separately [as modifier]: debtor countries
More 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.
Synonyms
bankrupt, bankrupt person, insolvent, defaulter

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