Definition of debtor in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɛtə/


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

Words that rhyme with debtor

abetter, begetter, better, bettor, biretta, bruschetta, carburettor (US carburetor), feta, fetter, forgetter, getter, go-getter, Greta, Henrietta, letter, Loretta, mantelletta, operetta, petter, Quetta, setter, sinfonietta, sweater, upsetter, Valletta, vendetta, whetter

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