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English definition of “debt relief”

debt relief

noun [U]    
a situation in which a bank tells a person, a company, or a government that they do not have to pay back the money they owe the bankBorrowing, lending and debt
(Definition of debt relief noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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