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    From Arson tycoon 'caught on his own CCTV wielding rifle as mansion burned around him' | Mail Online


    Debt-ridden Christopher Foster was caught on CCTV wielding a rifle as his mansion burned around him, it has been claimed.


    What do the words in bold mean?

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    Re: Debt-ridden

    Quote Originally Posted by dilermando View Post
    From Arson tycoon 'caught on his own CCTV wielding rifle as mansion burned around him' | Mail Online


    Debt-ridden Christopher Foster was caught on CCTV wielding a rifle as his mansion burned around him, it has been claimed.


    What do the words in bold mean?
    Debt-ridden means overwhelmed with debt, owing so much money as to be incapable of paying it back.

    CCTV = closed circuit television, otherwise called video-surveillance.

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