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Meaning of “debtor” in the English Dictionary

"debtor" in British English

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debtornoun [C]

uk   /ˈdet.ər/  us   /ˈdet̬.ɚ/
someone who ​owesmoney
(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 ​owesmoney: Student ​loansforcestudents 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 ​owesmoney: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was ​appointedreceiver 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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