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English definition of “order of discharge”

order of discharge

noun [C]
 
 
( plural orders of discharge) UK
LAW, FINANCE an order by a court of law saying that a person or company that is bankrupt is no longer responsible for paying back its debts: If you've been declared bankrupt and want to show that you have agreed to regular payments, you should fill out an order of discharge.
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