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"insolvent" in British English

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insolventadjective

uk   /ɪnˈsɒl.vənt/  us   /-ˈsɑːl-/ specialized
(​especially of a ​company) not having enough ​money to ​paydebts, ​buygoods, etc.
insolvency
noun [U] uk   us   /-vən.si/
(Definition of insolvent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"insolvent" in American English

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insolventadjective

 us   /ɪnˈsɑl·vənt, -ˈsɔl-/
(esp. of a ​company) ​unable to ​pay what you ​owe because you do not have enough ​money: When it ​discovered the ​loans could not be ​repaid, the ​bankbecame insolvent.
(Definition of insolvent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"insolvent" in Business English

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insolventadjective

uk   /ɪnˈsɒlvənt/  us   /-ˈsɑːl-/
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING, LAW not having enough ​money to ​paydebts, ​buygoods, etc.: be/become/be declared insolvent This May the ​firm was ​declared insolvent and its ​operations were ​shut down. Currently, ​companies must be insolvent in ​order to go into ​administration. The ​bank was technically insolvent - it ​listedassets of $16.5 million and liabilities of $18.5 million.
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(Definition of insolvent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “insolvent”
in Spanish insolvent…
in Vietnamese vỡ nợ…
in Malaysian bankrap…
in Thai ซึ่งล้มละลาย…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指公司)无清偿能力的…
in Indonesian bangkrut…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指公司)無清償能力的…
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