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

foreignplay
  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

debtplay
  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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up foreign debt? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

holding stubbornly to a belief or view

Get Word of the Day daily email!