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debt

noun
 
/det/
an amount of money that you owe someone: She’s working in a bar to try to pay off her debts.
[no plural] the situation of owing money to someone: We don’t want to get into debt. He’s in debt.
Translations of “debt”
in Arabic دَيْن…
in Korean 빚, 빚을 진 상태…
in Malaysian hutang…
in French dette…
in Turkish borç, borçlu olma…
in Italian debito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 借款,欠款, 債務…
in Russian долг…
in Polish dług…
in Vietnamese nợ…
in Spanish deuda…
in Portuguese dívida…
in Thai ภาวะที่เป็นหนี้…
in German die Schuld…
in Catalan deute…
in Japanese 借金, 負債, 借金状態…
in Indonesian utang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 借款,欠款, 债务…
(Definition of debt from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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