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bankruptcy courtnoun [C]

uk   us   LAW, FINANCE
a ​specialcourt 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 ​bankruptcycourtallows the ​airline to ​terminate its ​pensionscheme.
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