Definition of 'bankrupt'
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Hundreds of companies have already gone bankrupt and countries pushed to the brink of collapse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When it ended, the field was a mess and two nations were virtually bankrupt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A third of residential care homes are at risk of going bankrupt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We would have gone bankrupt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A fellow investor in my scheme, this is going to bankrupt him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet back home firms were left counting the cost, with some left bankrupt and one firm of solicitors alone stung for 2.2million. The Sun (2016)Detroit's slow collapse over decades of neglect, urban violence and population decline reached a turning point three years ago when the city went bankrupt. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Airline execs have met to consider declaring the firm bankrupt. The Sun (2008)We are financially bankrupt because we are morally bankrupt. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What led up to you declaring yourself bankrupt last year? The Sun (2014)If we wished to be there we had to go in via a bankrupt company. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)The nation was bankrupt and its citizens exhausted. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But many of these companies were either nearly or actually bankrupt. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are sure that nobody who reads this book is likely to go bankrupt. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)So does that make you morally bankrupt too? The Sun (2012)Does she buy into the idea that those born with a silver spoon are morally bankrupt? Times, Sunday Times (2012)She also claimed he had engineered her being declared bankrupt last year. The Sun (2009)The continued chaos is speeding the bankrupt nation towards a eurozone exit. The Sun (2012)One person a minute is being declared insolvent or going bankrupt. The Sun (2011)Hopefully it will be before he makes me bankrupt. The Sun (2008)He argued that his company would go bankrupt if it tried to offer replacements to thousands of patients. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The healthy but lazy who claim incapacity benefit are just as morally bankrupt as those benefiting from offshore tax havens. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The doctor said that he had been left nearly bankrupt and that his career had slipped back because of lost time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Which is convenient given two of its group made themselves bankrupt in May this year. The Sun (2014)That is, the theory becomes hopelessly bankrupt though considerably more "elegant. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)It also was part of the investment group in the bankrupt Comet electrical chain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Finally, there are certain things that are classed as criminal offences if a bankrupt person does them. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)Then the bankrupt firm can continue to use the asset, but it must also continue to make the lease payments. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The weakest firms go bankrupt. Critical Social Research (1990)If it issues a notice and the individual is unable to pay, it could lead to that person being made bankrupt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They may be discharged as a bankrupt after a year, but risk problems getting a job or renting a flat for five more years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The 30 billion purchase almost bankrupted the group but it has increasingly relied on Orange to maintain forward progress. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'bankrupt'
British English: bankrupt /ˈbæŋkrʌpt; -rəpt/ ADJECTIVE
People or organizations that go bankrupt do not have enough money to pay their debts.
He was declared bankrupt after not repaying a £114m loan.
- American English: bankrupt
- Arabic: مُفْلِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: falido
- Chinese: 破产
- Croatian: bankrotiran
- Czech: nesolventní
- Danish: fallit
- Dutch: failliet
- European Spanish: en quiebra
- Finnish: vararikossa oleva
- French: ruiné
- German: bankrott
- Greek: χρεωκοπημένος
- Italian: fallito
- Japanese: 破産した
- Korean: 파산한
- Norwegian: konkurs
- Polish: zbankrutowany
- European Portuguese: falido
- Romanian: falimentar
- Russian: неплатежеспособный
- Spanish: en quiebra
- Swedish: bankrutt
- Thai: ล้มละลาย
- Turkish: iflas
- Ukrainian: банкрут
- Vietnamese: phá sản
British English: bankrupt NOUN
A bankrupt is a person who has been declared bankrupt by a court of law.
In total, 80% of bankrupts are men.
British English: bankrupt VERB
To bankrupt a person or organization means to make them go bankrupt.
The move to the market nearly bankrupted the firm and its director.
Definition of bankrupt from the Collins English Dictionary
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