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English definition of “business debt”

business debt

noun [C or U]     FINANCE
money owed by businesses to other businesses: These high levels of consumer and business debt could lead to serious trouble. → See also accounts payable, trade debt
(Definition of business debt noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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