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bad debt in Economics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbad debtˌbad ˈdebt noun [countable]  OWEa debt that is unlikely to be paid
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bad debtProfits in 1992 were bolstered by a fall in bad debt provisions to £676 million.Foreign sellers have led the charge, frantically dumping stocks of banks burdened with mountains of bad debt, according to analysts.