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"indebted" in British English

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indebtedadjective

uk   /ɪnˈdet.ɪd/  us   /-ˈdet̬-/
(Definition of indebted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indebtedadjective

 us   /ɪnˈde·t̬ɪd/
  • indebted adjective (GRATEFUL)

grateful to someone because of ​help that ​person has given you: For her ​encouragement and ​support, I am ​especially indebted to my ​wife, Nancy.
  • indebted adjective (OWING)

owingmoney: Heavily indebted ​farms are still ​struggling.
(Definition of indebted from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"indebted" in Business English

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indebtedadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈdetɪd/
owingmoney: He ​campaigned for ​debtrelief for the most heavily indebted countries.
indebtedness
noun [U] /ɪnˈdetɪdnəs/  us /-ˈdeṱ-/
risinglevels of ​public indebtedness
(Definition of indebted from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indebted”
in Spanish agradecido, en deuda con alguien…
in Vietnamese mang ơn…
in Malaysian terhutang budi…
in Thai ติดหนี้…
in French redevable (à qqn de qqch.)…
in German zu Dank verpflichtet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感激的…
in Russian находящийся в долгу…
in Indonesian berutang budi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感激的…
in Polish zadłużony…
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