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English definition of “debt relief”

debt relief

noun [U] uk   us  
the situation in which a bank or a government tells a person, a company, or a government that they do not have to pay back the money they owe: There are plans to provide full debt relief for some African countries.Gifts in the form of moneyPresents and giftsCharity organizationsGenerous and charitable
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