Synonyms of bankruptcy


1. bankruptcy, failure

usage: a state of complete lack of some abstract property; "spiritual bankruptcy"; "moral bankruptcy"; "intellectual bankruptcy"

2. bankruptcy, failure, insolvency

usage: inability to discharge all your debts as they come due; "the company had to declare bankruptcy"; "fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks"

3. bankruptcy, proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings

usage: a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent

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