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debt reliefnoun [U]

uk   /ˈdet rɪˌliːf/  us   /ˈdet rɪˌliːf/
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debt reliefnoun [U]

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ECONOMICS, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the situation when a foreign country is allowed to reduce or not pay back the money that it owes to a government or bank: a debt relief programme/plan/package Last year several countries received billions of dollars in debt relief.qualify for/be eligible for debt relief In order to qualify for debt relief, countries must fulfil a set of conditions.
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