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Alternative forms 
- debtour (obsolete)
- Rhymes: -ɛtə(ɹ)
debtor (plural debtors)
- (economics) A person or firm that owes money; one in debt; one who owes a debt
- (law) One who owes another anything, or is under obligation, arising from express agreement, implication of law, or principles of natural justice, to pay money or to fulfill some other obligation; in bankruptcy or similar proceedings, the person who is the subject of the proceeding.
a person or firm that owes money