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British English: /dɛt/
American English: /dɛt/

Translation of debt in French:


  • 1 (Finance)
    to envers
    bad debts
    créances (fpl) douteuses
    to cancel a debt
    annuler une créance
    Third World debt
    la dette du tiers monde
    to run up a debt oudebts to get into debt
    to be in debt she is $2,000 in debt
    elle a 2 000 dollars de dettes
    to be in debt to somebody
    devoir de l'argent à quelqu'un
    I'm in debt (to the bank) to the tune of £7,000
    je dois 7 000 livres sterling à la banque
    to get out of debt
    acquitter ses dettes
    to pay off one's debts
    rembourser ses dettes
    before n (collection, recovery, relief)
    des créances
    (burden, interest, payment)
    de la dette
    (capacity, level, ratio)
    de l'endettement
  • 2 (obligation)
    to envers
    a debt of honour
    une dette d'honneur
    to pay one's debt to society
    payer sa dette envers la société
    to acknowledge one's debt to somebody
    reconnaître qu'on doit beaucoup à quelqu'un
    I'm forever in your debt
    je vous suis infiniment reconnaissant

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