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debt

debt

 
pronunciation:
det
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something owed to another person.
I paid all my debts except the five dollars I owe my sister.
similar words:
bill, claim
definition 2: a condition of owing more than one can pay back.
Borrowing the money to buy a new car put my parents in debt.
similar words:
burden
derivation: debtless (adj.)
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  bank, money
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The word debt contains the following part:
deb Latin root that means owe