- the state of being indebted.
- an amount owed.
- debts collectively.
Origin of indebtedness
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Examples from the Web for indebtedness
And we will enslave our children to a hopeless future of indebtedness.America: Let Romney and Ryan Fix the Country
August 15, 2012
He cleared off the indebtedness of the old firm and had $3,000 ahead.Cleveland Past and Present
The new company also assumed all the bonded and other indebtedness of both roads.The Railroad Question
Nevertheless, he has to confess his indebtedness to the Father of the American Theatre.Andr
It was a long list of signatures and an alarming total of indebtedness.
I beg your pardon, my dear sir, but what is the total of my indebtedness to you?
- the state of being indebted
- the total of a person's debts
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