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"creditor" in British English

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creditornoun [C]

uk   /ˈkred.ɪ.tər/  us   /ˈkred.ɪ.t̬ɚ/
someone who money is owed to: The company couldn't pay its creditors.
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(Definition of creditor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"creditor" in American English

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creditornoun [C]

 us   /ˈkred·ɪ·t̬ər/
a country, organization, or person to whom money is owed: He’s trying to earn enough to pay off his creditors.
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"creditor" in Business English

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creditornoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
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creditors [plural] UK ( US payables)
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE the amounts in a company's accounts that show money owed by the company
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(Definition of creditor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “creditor”
in Arabic دائن…
in Korean 채권자…
in Portuguese credor, -ora…
in Catalan creditor, -a…
in Japanese 債権者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 债权人,债主…
in Turkish alacaklı, kredi veren kişi/kurum…
in Russian кредитор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 債權人,債主…
in Italian creditore, -trice…
in Polish wierzyciel/ka…
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“creditor” in Business English

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A bunch of stuff about plurals
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