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English definition of “doubtful”

doubtful

adjective     /ˈdaʊtfəl/ ACCOUNTING
used to describe debts or accounts that are unlikely to be paid: The Company has established an allowance for doubtful accounts based on the credit risk of specific customers and historical trends. → See also doubtful debt
(Definition of doubtful adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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