Bankruptcy

  • 21 bankruptcy — The state of an individual who is unable to pay his or her debts and against whom a bankruptcy order has been made by a court. Such orders deprive bankrupts of their property, which is then used to pay their debts. See feature BANKRUPTCY LAW on… …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 22 bankruptcy — The state of individuals who are unable to pay their debts and against whom a bankruptcy order has been made by a court. The order deprives bankrupts of their property, which is then used to pay their debts. See feature Bankruptcy Law on p. XYZ …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 23 bankruptcy — / bæŋkrʌptsi/ noun the state of being bankrupt ● The recession has caused thousands of bankruptcies. (NOTE: The plural is bankruptcies.) COMMENT: In the UK, bankruptcy is applied only to individual persons, but in the USA the term is also applied …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 24 bankruptcy — noun /ˈbæŋkrʌptsɪ/ A legally declared or recognized condition of insolvency of a person or organization. See Also: depression, economic downturn, financial crisis, insolvency, recession, moral bankruptcy, bankrupt, insolvent, broke, bust …

    Wiktionary

  • 25 bankruptcy — Legal status of a company unable to pay creditors. Bankruptcy usually involves a formal court ruling. Securities issued by this company risk losing all of their value …

    Euroclear glossary

  • 26 bankruptcy — noun 1 (C, U) the state of being unable to pay your debts: There has been a sharp increase in bankruptcies in the last two years. 2 (U) a total lack of a particular good quality: the moral bankruptcy of this materialistic society …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27 bankruptcy — noun many companies were facing bankruptcy Syn: insolvency, liquidation, failure, ruin, financial ruin, collapse, receivership Ant: solvency …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 28 bankruptcy — bankrotas statusas Aprobuotas sritis įmonių restruktūrizavimas ir bankrotas apibrėžtis Teisės aktų nustatyta tvarka pripažinta įmonės nemokumo būsena, kai siekiama šios būsenos pabaigos iš įmonės turto tenkinant kreditorių reikalavimus ir… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 29 bankruptcy — bankrupt ► ADJECTIVE 1) declared in law unable to pay one s debts. 2) completely lacking in a particular good quality or value: morally bankrupt. ► NOUN ▪ a person legally declared as bankrupt. ► VERB ▪ reduce to a bankrupt state. DERIVATIVES …

    English terms dictionary

  • 30 bankruptcy — noun (plural cies) Date: 1700 1. the quality or state of being bankrupt 2. utter failure or impoverishment …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 31 bankruptcy — Synonyms and related words: bouncing check, breakage, breakdown, bust, collapse, crack up, crash, crippling, damage, defeat, destruction, detriment, dilapidation, disablement, disrepair, encroachment, failure, futility, harm, hobbling, hurt,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 32 bankruptcy — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. insolvency, failure, financial loss or ruin, nonpayment, defaulting, repudiation, overdraft, defalcation, liquidation, chapter 11, economic death, pauperism, destitution, indigence, privation, distress, straitened… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 33 bankruptcy — bank·rupt·cy || bæŋkrÉ™ptsɪ n. state of losing property to one s creditors due to unpaid debts …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 34 bankruptcy — n. Insolvency …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 35 bankruptcy — n 1. insolvency, liquidation, indebtedness, straitened circumstances; indigence, poverty, penury, destitution, impecuniousness, beggary, pen nilessness, neediness; pauperism, pauperage, pauper dom, mendicancy, mendicity. 2. ruin, failure,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 36 bankruptcy — bank·rupt·cy …

    English syllables

  • 37 bankruptcy — [ˈbæŋkrʌptsi] noun [C/U] a situation in which a person or business becomes BANKRUPT …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 38 bankruptcy — bank•rupt•cy [[t]ˈbæŋk rʌpt si, rəp si[/t]] n. pl. cies 1) law the state of being bankrupt 2) utter ruin or failure • Etymology: 1690–1700 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 39 bankruptcy — /ˈbæŋkrʌpsi/ (say bangkrupsee), / rəp / (say ruhp ) noun (plural bankruptcies) 1. the state of being or becoming bankrupt. 2. complete depletion of some human quality or resource. 3. Law the statutory process in accordance with which the property …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 40 bankruptcy — A system of jurisprudence, which, while statutory, is comparable to equity or admiralty. The law whereunder an insolvent debtor may bring all his assets not exempt from execution into court and have them administered and sold for the benefit of… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary