Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of debtor.

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Examples

  • Oh well don't spurn Sally, she'll throw you in debtors prison.

    26 years of student loans (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • The 10.9% APR charged to credit maxed out debtors is very profitable, which probably explains why Ronnie Cohen's Apax Private Equity is the biggest investor in Picture Financial Services plc.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Robinsons husband had contracted a large debt, and when they set up their household as a wedded couple he continued his extravagant spending habits which eventually landed him, his wife, and baby daughter in debtors prison where they lived for nine months.

    Editorial Notes to 'Letter to the Women of England'

  • They prefer long term debtors who are given more money than they can pay back.

    Don McNay: Making the Best of the Economic Mess

  • When his future father-in-law, money broker Shaveall, hears the news, he wonders aloud if the young man will now wind up in debtors 'prison with the disappearance of his "jail purse."

    Advocating The Man: Masculinity, Organized Labor, and the Household in New York, 1800-1840

  • I believe that getting a resolution of the difficulties with the debtors is going to be critical, because Argentina is going to need to increase investment as it goes forward if it is to sustain anything like its current growth rates, simply because it has had excess capacity and, as that capacity goes down, bottlenecks will appear without that investment.

    La Profesora Abstraida

  • I believe that getting a resolution of the difficulties with the debtors is going to be critical, because Argentina is going to need to increase investment as it goes forward if it is to sustain anything like its current growth rates, simply because it has had excess capacity and, as that capacity goes down, bottlenecks will appear without that investment.

    Archive 2004-04-01

  • She said the summons contradicted a council resolution on credit control policy that long-term debtors be targeted first.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "The point of the statutory language is to entitle debtors who own cars to an ownership deduction," he wrote.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Their domestics and labourers are either dependant relations, or the orang mengiring above described, who are usually called debtors, but should be distinguished by the term of insolvent debtors.

    The History of Sumatra Containing An Account Of The Government, Laws, Customs And Manners Of The Native Inhabitants

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