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"debtor" in British English

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debtornoun [C]

uk   /ˈdet.ər/  us   /ˈdet̬.ɚ/
someone who owes money
(Definition of debtor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"debtor" in American English

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debtornoun [C]

 us   /ˈdet̬·ər/
a country, organization, or person who owes money: Student loans force students to graduate as debtors.
(Definition of debtor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"debtor" in Business English

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debtornoun

uk   us   /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
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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.
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(Definition of debtor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “debtor”
in Arabic مَدين…
in Korean 채무자…
in Portuguese devedor, -ora…
in Catalan deutor, -a…
in Japanese 債務者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 借方, 负债者,债务人…
in Turkish borçlu…
in Russian должник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 借方, 負債者,債務人…
in Italian debitore, -trice…
in Polish dłużni-k/czka…
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