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debit

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈdeb.ɪt/ us  
B2 (a record of) money taken out of a bank account: The account was in debit at the end of the month (= more money had been spent than was in the account at that time). Debits are shown in the left-hand column.
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debit

verb [T] uk   /ˈdeb.ɪt/ us  
B2 to take money out of an account or keep a record of this: The bank debited my account. The bank debited the money from my account. The unauthorized borrowing fee will be debited to your account.
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