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debt collector

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE a person or company that collects payments from people who have failed to pay the money they owe: After she became overdrawn, the bank closed her account and threatened her with debt collectors, credit reference agencies and court action to recover the cash. →  See also collection agency
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