Meaning of “indebted” in the English Dictionary

"indebted" in American English

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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)

owing money:

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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uk /ɪnˈdetɪd/ us

owing money:

He campaigned for debt relief for the most heavily indebted countries.
noun [ U ] /ɪnˈdetɪdnəs/ /-ˈdeṱ-/

rising levels of public indebtedness

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