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discharge in bankruptcynoun [U]

uk   us   also bankruptcy discharge, discharge from bankruptcy, discharge of bankruptcy UK FINANCE, LAW
an order from a court that allows someone who is legally bankrupt to stop owing money for particular debts: Although a bankrupt’s name may be removed from the register within a year after discharge from bankruptcy, credit reference agencies may keep records for six to ten years.
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