creditor nation


Definition of creditor nation

: a nation whose investments abroad exceed in value the investments made in it by foreign countries — compare debtor nation

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First Known Use of creditor nation

1795, in the meaning defined above

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“Creditor nation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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