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debt

noun [C or U] uk   /det/ us  
B2 something, especially money, that is owed to someone else, or the state of owing something: He managed to pay off his debts in two years. The company ran up huge debts. They are in debt to (= owe money to) the bank. He got into debt (= borrowed money) after he lost his job. The company is deep in debt (= owes a lot of money).
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in Korean 빚, 빚을 진 상태…
in Arabic دَيْن…
in French dette…
in Turkish borç, borçlu olma…
in Italian debito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 借款,欠款, 債務…
in Russian долг…
in Polish dług…
in Spanish deuda…
in Portuguese dívida…
in German die Schuld…
in Catalan deute…
in Japanese 借金, 負債, 借金状態…
in Chinese (Simplified) 借款,欠款, 债务…
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