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English definition of “debit”

debit

noun [C or U]     /ˈdeb.ɪt/
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 . → Compare credit nounWithdrawing moneyBanks and bank accounts
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