Meaning of “official receiver” in the English Dictionary

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"official receiver" in British English

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official receivernoun [ C ]

uk /əˌfɪʃ.əl rɪˈsiː.vər/ us /əˌfɪʃ.əl rɪˈsiː.vɚ/ UK

a person who is ordered by the government to deal with the income and property of a company or a person after they have gone bankrupt (= are unable to pay their debts)

(Definition of “official receiver” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"official receiver" in Business English

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official receivernoun [ C ]

uk us

UK LAW, FINANCE →  receiver

(Definition of “official receiver” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)