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bankrupt

adjective  us   /ˈbæŋ·krəpt/
without enough money to pay your debts: If I don’t find a job, I’ll be bankrupt in two months. law When a company or person is bankrupt, a court of law gives control of the finances to someone who will arrange to pay as much as possible of what is owed.
bankrupt
verb [T]  us   /ˈbæŋ·krəpt/
The senator said the president’s plan would bankrupt the country.
Translations of “bankrupt”
in Arabic مُفْلِس…
in Korean 파산한…
in Malaysian muflis…
in French en faillite…
in Turkish müflis, batkın, iflas etmiş…
in Italian fallito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 破產的,資不抵債的, 無錢的, 缺乏…的…
in Russian обанкротившийся…
in Polish niewypłacalny…
in Vietnamese phá sản…
in Spanish quebrado, insolvente…
in Portuguese falido, quebrado…
in Thai ล้มละลาย…
in German bankrott…
in Catalan insolvent, fallit…
in Japanese 破産した…
in Indonesian pailit, bangkrut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 破产的,资不抵债的, 无钱的, 缺乏…的…
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