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English definition of “indebted”

indebted

adjective uk   /ɪnˈdet.ɪd/ us    /-ˈdet̬-/

indebted adjective (GRATEFUL)

[after verb] grateful because of help given: We're deeply indebted to you for your help.Relieved and thankful

indebted adjective (OWING)

owing money: indebted countries The company is heavily indebted.Borrowing, lending and debt
indebtedness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Relieved and thankfulBorrowing, lending and debt
(Definition of indebted from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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