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debt

noun
 
 
/det/
AMOUNT [C] B2 an amount of money that you owe someone: She's working in a bar to try to pay off her debts.Borrowing, lending and debtAccounting
OWE MONEY [U] B2 a situation in which you owe money to someone: We don't want to get into debt. He's heavily in debt.Borrowing, lending and debtAccounting
be in sb's debt to feel grateful to someone who has helped you or given you something: I shall forever be in your debt.Relieved and thankful
Translations of “debt”
in Korean 빚, 빚을 진 상태…
in Arabic دَيْن…
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 Spanish deuda…
in Portuguese dívida…
in German die Schuld…
in Catalan deute…
in Japanese 借金, 負債, 借金状態…
in Chinese (Simplified) 借款,欠款, 债务…
(Definition of debt from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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