Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “bankruptcy court”

bankruptcy court

noun [C]
 
 
LAW, FINANCE
a special court that deals with situations in which a business or a person becomes unable to pay their debts, and is officially bankrupt: The agency will assume much of the burden if a bankruptcy court allows the airline to terminate its pension scheme.
(Definition of bankruptcy court from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of bankruptcy court?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

shampoo

a liquid used for washing hair, or for washing particular objects or materials

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More