Debtor - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdetər|  American pronunciation of the word debtor
Brit.  |ˈdɛtə|  British pronunciation of the word debtor

noun

- a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt (syn: debitor)

Examples

The debtor agrees to pay the debt over a three-year period.

The Bankruptcy Code requires that debtor's counsel be disinterested and not have an interest adverse to the estate.

A debtor offered 6s. in the pound.

Word forms

noun
singular: debtor
plural: debtors
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