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bankrupt

adjective
 
 
/ˈbæŋkrʌpt/ LAW, FINANCE
unable to pay what you owe, and having control of your financial matters given, by a court of law, to a person who sells your property to pay your debts: be/go bankrupt He went bankrupt after only a year in business.declare sb bankrupt She was officially declared bankrupt last week.
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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