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indebted

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈdetɪd/
be indebted to sb to be very grateful to someone: I'm indebted to my parents for all their support.Relieved and thankful
having a debt to pay: indebted countriesBorrowing, lending and debt
indebtedness noun [U]
Translations of “indebted”
in Spanish agradecido, en deuda con alguien…
in French redevable (à qqn de qqch.)…
in German zu Dank verpflichtet…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感激的…
in Russian находящийся в долгу…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感激的…
in Polish zadłużony…
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