HyperDic: bankruptcy

English > 3 senses of the word bankruptcy:
NOUNstatebankruptcya state of complete lack of some abstract property
statebankruptcy, failureinability to discharge all your debts as they come due
actbankruptcya legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
bankruptcy > pronunciation
Soundsbae'ngkrahpsiy; bae'ngkrahptsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > bankruptcy: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of complete lack of some abstract property.
Examples
  • "spiritual bankruptcy"
  • "moral bankruptcy"
  • "intellectual bankruptcy"
Broaderfailurelack of success
English > bankruptcy: 3 senses > noun 2, state
Meaninginability to discharge all your debts as they come due.
Example"the company had to declare bankruptcy"
Synonymfailure
BroaderinsolvencyThe lack of financial resources
Spanishbancarrota, insolvencia definitiva, quiebra
Verbsbankruptreduce to bankruptcy
English > bankruptcy: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderproceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
Spanishbancarrota, insolvencia definitiva, quiebra
Catalanbancarrota, fallida, insolvència definitiva

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