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creditor

Line breaks: cred|it¦or
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɛdɪtə
 
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Definition of creditor in English:

noun

A person or company to whom money is owing: he sold his Ferraris to pay off his creditors [as modifier]: creditor banks
More example sentences
  • Profits from the new company would be used to pay back farmer creditors some of the money due to them.
  • The retailer may then transfer that value electronically either to his creditors or to his bank account.
  • You drastically cut back on basic necessities such as food or travel to pay creditors.

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