creditor Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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creditor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkredɪtər/
FINANCE a person, organization, or government that is owed money: Filing for bankruptcy protection allows the company to avoid paying creditors while it works out a plan to reorganize. a big/large/major creditor He has been sued several times by his creditors. →  Compare debtor
creditors [plural] UK ( US payables) ACCOUNTING, FINANCE the amounts in a company's accounts that show money owed by the company →  Compare debtor
→  See also general creditor , judgment creditor , junior creditor , ordinary creditor , preferential creditor , secured creditor , senior creditor , trade creditor , unsecured creditor
Translations of “creditor”
in Korean 채권자…
in Arabic دائن…
in Portuguese credor, -ora…
in Catalan creditor, -a…
in Japanese 債権者…
in Italian creditore, -trice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 債權人,債主…
in Russian кредитор…
in Turkish alacaklı, kredi veren kişi/kurum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 债权人,债主…
in Polish wierzyciel/ka…
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