Definition of indebtedness
1 : the condition of being indebted
2 : something (such as an amount of money) that is owed
Examples of indebtedness in a Sentence
his total indebtedness exceeded a year's income
Recent Examples of indebtedness from the Web
The gravest threats include the flight of classified advertisers, the deterioration of retail advertising and the indebtedness of newspaper owners.
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