foreign debt

Definition of foreign debt

  1. :  the amount of money that a country owes other countries the nation's growing foreign debt

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  situated outside a place or country

    :  situated outside one's own country

    :  born in, belonging to, or characteristic of some place or country other than the one under consideration

  1. :  sin, trespass

    :  something owed :  obligation

    :  a state of being under obligation to pay or repay someone or something in return for something received :  a state of owing

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