Definitions

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  • adjective dominated or obsessed by debt.

Etymologies

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debt +‎ -ridden

Examples

  • Russia's Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin told reporters that countries that hold substantial reserves may assist in bailing out the euro zone's debt-ridden states on certain conditions.

    Exclusive: Brazil seeks to help Europe via IMF

  • This just a day after reports said that India's aviation regulator could be on the verge of canceling Kingfisher's license to fly because of fears that the financial problems at the debt-ridden airline may affect its safety standards.

    Kingfisher Air Defaults on Interest Payments

  • The change of governments in Greece and Italy does not seem to have been enough, given the enormity of challenges that lie ahead for the debt-ridden euro-zone countries.

    Euro Mired in Trading Range vs. Dollar

  • Russia's Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin told reporters that countries that hold substantial reserves may assist in bailing out the euro zone's debt-ridden states on certain conditions.

    Exclusive: Brazil seeks to help Europe via IMF

  • Beijing launched the nation's first aircraft carrier, a milestone in the relationship between an ascendant China, bent on reclaiming its historical role as a global power, and a debt-ridden U.S., trying to hang on to the military supremacy it has wielded in Asia since 1945.

    This Week: Chaos in Markets, Britain; Debt Panel Set

  • Most important, when efforts to manage national and state debts provoked popular resistance, when a Revolutionary War officer named Daniel Shays led some 1,100 debt-ridden Massachusetts farmers to stop the seizure of their property for payment of debts and taxes, Congress was simply unable to take effective action.

    Between War and Peace

  • Personally I believe that a good deal of our economic activity is immoral, going to feed a beast of debt-ridden consumerism, which I think unsustainable and in dire need of change.

    Matthew Yglesias » Jindal’s Debt Analogy

  • But the euro reversed its losses after leaders agreed to increase the size of the European Financial Stability Fund, the bailout fund for debt-ridden euro-zone nations, to €440 billion $639 billion from about €250 billion.

    Euro Falls, Climbs

  • In-World War is described by the filmmakers as "a smart and offbeat indie sci-fi feature, [which] tells the futuristic story of a debt-ridden and depressed beta tester trapped in a buggy virtual reality simulation of the 'war on terror'."

    December 2009

  • In-World War is described by the filmmakers as "a smart and offbeat indie sci-fi feature, [which] tells the futuristic story of a debt-ridden and depressed beta tester trapped in a buggy virtual reality simulation of the 'war on terror'."

    SF Tidbits for 12/22/09

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