Meaning of “debt collector” in the English Dictionary


"debt collector" in Business English

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debt collectornoun [ C ]

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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.

(Definition of “debt collector” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)