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debtor

noun
 
 
/ˈdetər/
[C] a person, country, or organization that owes money: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was appointed receiver of the debtor's assets. debtor countries/nations →  Compare creditor
debtors [plural] UK ( US receivables) ACCOUNTING, FINANCE the money that is owed to a company and that is shown in its accounts as an asset: When a client is issued with a bill, the amount on the bill should be entered as debtors in the firm's accounts. →  Compare creditor
→  See also judgment debtor , sundry debtor
Translations of “debtor”
in Korean 채무자…
in Arabic مَدين…
in Portuguese devedor, -ora…
in Catalan deutor, -a…
in Japanese 債務者…
in Italian debitore, -trice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 借方, 負債者,債務人…
in Russian должник…
in Turkish borçlu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 借方, 负债者,债务人…
in Polish dłużni-k/czka…
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