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Definition of debtor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

debtor

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdetə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdetər//
 
 
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a person, a country or an organization that owes money opposite creditor Word Origin Middle English: from Old French det(t)or, from Latin debitor, from debere ‘owe’. The spelling change in French and English was in imitation of the Latin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: debtor