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indebtedness

[in-det-id-nis] /ɪnˈdɛt ɪd nɪs/
noun
1.
the state of being indebted.
2.
an amount owed.
3.
debts collectively.
Origin of indebtedness
1640-1650
1640-50; indebted + -ness
Related forms
overindebtedness, noun
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indebtedness

/ɪnˈdɛtɪdnɪs/
noun
1.
the state of being indebted
2.
the total of a person's debts
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