Debt (债务)

Debt (债务 zhàiwù) refers to something, especially money, owned to someone else, or liability or an obligation to pay or render something; a state of being under obligation to pay or a state of owing.

  • (zhài) as in paying back debt (还债 huánzhài), creditors (债主 zhàizhǔ) or creditor’s right (债权 zhàiquán).
  • (wù) as in affair (事务 shìwù) or work (工务 gōngwù).

Debt (债务 zhàiwù) word examples:

  1. National debt (国债 guózhài).
  2. Debt crisis (债务危机 zhàiwù wēijī).
  3. External or foreign debt (外债 wàizhài).

 

» Add a new term or correction« Back to Glossary Index