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bad debt

noun [C or U] uk   us  
(a) debt that is not likely to be paid: The bank expects to lose £703 million of last year's profits as a result of bad debts.
Translations of “bad debt”
in Chinese (Traditional) 壞帳,呆帳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坏账,呆账…
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