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insolventadjective

uk   /ɪnˈsɒl.vənt/ us   /ɪnˈsɑːl.vənt/ specialized
(especially of a company) not having enough money to pay debts, buy goods, etc.
insolvency
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈsɒl.vən.si/ us   /ɪnˈsɑːl.vən.si/
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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 bank became insolvent.
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"insolvent" in Business English

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insolventadjective

uk   /ɪnˈsɒlvənt/ us   /-ˈsɑːl-/
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING, LAW not having enough money to pay debts, buy goods, 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 listed assets of $16.5 million and liabilities of $18.5 million.
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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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