Define: Unsecured Creditor

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Definition: Unsecured Creditor

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What is the dictionary definition of Unsecured Creditor?

Dictionary Definition

This refers to a person who is owed money by an organisation but who have not arranged that in the event of non-payment specific assets would be available as a fund out of which that person could be paid in priority to other creditors.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Unsecured Creditor are sourced/syndicated from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 4th May 2019.