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debt/asset ratio

noun [C] ( also debt-assets ratio, debt-to-assets ratio)
 
 
FINANCE a measurement of how financially successful a company is, that is calculated by dividing the total amount of a company's debts by the value of its assets: If a company's debt/asset ratio is low, it means that its assets are financed more through equity than by debt.
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