Definition of 'debt-laden'
Example sentences containing 'debt-laden'
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Greece heads to the polls today for its fifth election in six years amid renewed concern that the debt-laden country could leave the eurozone.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Banks themselves were again unsettled by lingering worries about the financial strength of certain debt-laden European countries.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
His main task will be to ensure that the debt-laden country passes an unpopular bailout plan before elections in February.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The debt-laden chain with 178 stores said it had failed to clinch a rescue deal in another hammer blow for the sector.The Sun (2011)
Another factor was a strong auction of Spanish bonds yesterday which lifted hopes that the debt-laden country could avoid seeking a bailout this year.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Although it will mean that many banks face prolonged exposure to the debt-laden country, the proposal may still come as a relief to some.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Definition of debt-laden from the Collins English Dictionary
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