Debs Debtor

Debt

Meanings and phrases

debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the state of owing something (especially money)
  2. money or goods or services owed by one person to another
  3. an obligation to pay or do something

bad debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a debt that is unlikely to be repaid

debt ceiling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity; debt limit
E.g.
  • He suggested using discussions about raising the federal debt ceiling as "leverage" to reduce federal spending.
  • Ryan voted against the Senate compromise continuing resolution that ended the shutdown, which included raising the debt ceiling and funding for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
  • And in 2011, GUSA President Mike Meaney organized a group letter from more than 100 student body presidents to President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner urging a bipartisan compromise on the national debt ceiling.

debt instrument

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a written promise to repay a debt; obligation; certificate of indebtedness

debt limit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity; debt ceiling
n.
  1. debt to be paid by installments

national debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the debt of the national government (as distinguished from the debts of individuals and businesses and political subdivisions)
E.g.
  • In June 2013, the national debt stood at 59.5% of the nation's GDP.
  • The national debt fell into three categories after the American Revolution.
  • Over the years of the recorded surplus, the gross national debt rose each year.
n.
  1. a limit set by Congress beyond which the national debt cannot rise; periodically raised by Congress

oxygen debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise; the deficit must be made up when the body returns to rest

public debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the total of the nation's debts: debts of local and state and national governments; an indicator of how much public spending is financed by borrowing instead of taxation
E.g.
  • By 2019, public debt had fallen further to under 60% of GDP.
  • The share of public debt in gross domestic product is 34.92 percent.

debt crisis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He takes a hard line with regard to the Greek debt crisis.
  • The 1980s oil glut led to an external debt crisis and a long-running economic crisis.
  • This reflected the exposure of Cyprus to the Great Recession and European debt crisis.

government debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He called government debt "a kind of paper credit."
  • He opposed junkets, government debt, and high spending.
  • Net government debt is very close to zero, amounting to 1.3% of GDP in 2017.

million in debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By 1971, CUE was $80 million in debt.
  • By 1992 he was £100 million in debt.
  • The City of Cleveland went into default in 1978 and was $30 million in debt.

foreign debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is also sometimes held responsible for Bulgaria's foreign debt.
  • The current account and fiscal deficits widened, and foreign debt grew.
  • However, as a result of economic self-sufficiency, Albania had a minimal foreign debt.

debt relief

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Purcell later donated the copyright ownership back to Hubbard as charitable debt relief.
  • In 2005, she was charged with the coordination of Nigeria’s debt relief funds toward the achievement of the MDGs.
  • It is one of a series of projects and reforms required by the International Monetary Fund as prerequisites for foreign debt relief.

external debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Since then, the club have had no external debt.
  • India classifies its long-term external debt into seven heads.
  • It has $2.8 billion in external debt.

sovereign debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Goldman is being criticized for its involvement in the 2010 European sovereign debt crisis.
  • Cleary Gottlieb has been engaged in several cases involving the restructuring of sovereign debt.
  • In March 2019, sovereign debt comprised $5488 million, $86.5 million (about 2%) less than a year ago.

debt owed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He settled a large debt owed to Mexico, and reduced expenses to the level that the islands could become self-sufficient.
  • The accumulated debt owed on both the Princess Royal and Queen Elizabeth hospitals was written off by the Department for Health.
  • Instead, Pearly, who refers to himself as a Knight among Lucifer's angels, calls in a debt owed to him by another of Lucifer's angels.

heavily in debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Before long, they were heavily in debt to Pratt.
  • Before long, they were heavily in debt to him.
E.g.
  • A risk and administration fee amounts to 0.5 per cent of the outstanding debt.
  • The average repayment time of all worldwide outstanding debt is perhaps 10 years.
  • By May 2018, Barbados' outstanding debt climbed to , more than 1.7 times higher the country's GDP.

deeply in debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He soon found himself deeply in debt.
  • She then discovered that her father, a taxi driver, is deeply in debt.
  • He was deeply in debt, had a gambling addiction, and was temperamental.

debt collection

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Organisations affected included Columbia University, and third parties included debt collection companies.
  • On April 28, 2011, Citibank announced that it was hiring 1,400 debt collection staff who were previously outsourced.
  • However, the Arbitration Court of Tomsk Oblast, having considered the claim, ruled to refuse Yukos Capital in debt collection.
E.g.
  • Campeau Corporation was unable to meet its debt obligations.
  • Personal finance may also involve paying for a loan, or debt obligations.
  • In March 2011 the company was liquidated as it was unable to service its debt obligations.

debt service

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Equatorial Guinea's debt service ratio fell from 20% of GDP in 1994 to only 1% in 2000.
  • The problem is that creditors need approval because part of that money goes to public debt service.
  • Such capital flight from the developing world is estimated at ten times the size of aid it receives and twice the debt service it pays.
E.g.
  • On March 21, 2017, after three years of debt restructuring, KPS Capital Partners LP became its majority shareholder.
  • Following debt restructuring, the owners included Apollo Management, Oaktree Capital Management and Alchemy Partners.
  • The firm´s web page finally went blank by mid-2010 shortly before filing for bankruptcy after several unsuccessful debt restructuring offers to its creditors .

million debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In November 2018 Credit Suisse increased their interest in Judo with a $350 million debt facility.
  • In August 2017, MPOWER Financing announced a $100 million debt round in order to offer more student loans.
  • In November 2013, Fitch Ratings downgraded Interpipe because of the dumping accusations and a missed $106 million debt payment.

billion in debt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In total, Ecuador was left $64 billion in debt and was losing $10 billion annually.
  • By the end of 2000 Azurix had an operating profit of less than $100 million and was $2 billion in debt.
  • The plan allowed the city to eliminate $7 billion in debt and invest $1.7 billion into improved city services.
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