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

Translation of debt in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable (indebtedness) I'm $200 in debt
    debo 200 dólares
    tengo deudas por 200 dólares
    I'm hopelessly in debt
    estoy agobiado de deudas
    I'm in debt to my father for $2,000
    le debo 2.000 dólares a mi padre
    to be in somebody's debt o in debt to somebody [formal]
    estarle en deuda a alguien
    estar en deuda con alguien
    this nation is forever in their debt o in debt to them
    esta nación les estará siempre en deuda or estará siempre en deuda con ellos
    to get o run into debt
    llenarse or cargarse de deudas
    to get/be out of debt
    salir de/no tener deudas
    Example sentences
    • After the divorce was granted, Rene discovered there would be no money as her husband was heavily in debt.
    • Although the man did owe small sums of money, there is no evidence to suggest that he was heavily in debt.
    • He wanted to know why the trust was so severely in debt, despite receiving record funding from the government.
    Example sentences
    • All owe her a huge debt of gratitude for her many years of dedicated service to the Church.
    • Council chairman Alex Carder said the volunteers were owed a debt of gratitude by the rest of the community.
    • I owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to those past winners who have truly inspired me.
    1.2 countable (money owing) foreign debt a debt of honor
    una deuda de honor
    to run up debts
    contraer deudas
    to repay a debt
    pagar or saldar una deuda
    I owe you a debt I can never repay
    siempre estaré en deuda contigo
    Example sentences
    • Samantha Leigh, mitigating, said he had taken the money to pay gambling debts.
    • Garda sources believe the gangs may have been desperate to raise money to pay off debts.
    • If you are earning money and have big debts it may not be worth over committing yourself in savings.

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