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debt collector

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Definition of debt collector in English:

noun

A person who is employed to collect debts for creditors.
Example sentences
  • We will also arrange for a debt collector to collect the outstanding balance or instruct a solicitor to issue proceedings against you.
  • By 18 he was a debt collector and loan salesman with an American finance company and soon started a string of businesses including a loan broker's, an estate agency and property business.
  • How long you remain unaware of such theft depends on the nature of the fraud, how carefully you check your credit card and bank statements, and the presence of a debt collector on your doorstep.

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