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bankrupt

adjective uk   us   /ˈbæŋ.krʌpt/
C1 unable to pay what you owe, and having had control of your financial matters given, by a law court, to a person who sells your property to pay your debts: He went bankrupt after only a year in business. The recession has led to many small businesses going bankrupt. informal having no money: I'll go bankrupt if you kids keep asking me for money! disapproving not having any good qualities: He believes that modern society is morally bankrupt.
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bankrupt

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈbæŋ.krʌpt/ specialized
a person who is officially bankrupt: He was declared a bankrupt in 2011.

bankrupt

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈbæŋ.krʌpt/
to cause someone to become bankrupt: They feared that the loss would bankrupt them.
Translations of “bankrupt”
in Arabic مُفْلِس…
in Korean 파산한…
in Malaysian muflis…
in French en faillite…
in Turkish müflis, batkın, iflas etmiş…
in Italian fallito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 破產的,資不抵債的, 無錢的, 缺乏…的…
in Russian обанкротившийся…
in Polish niewypłacalny…
in Vietnamese phá sản…
in Spanish quebrado, insolvente…
in Portuguese falido, quebrado…
in Thai ล้มละลาย…
in German bankrott…
in Catalan insolvent, fallit…
in Japanese 破産した…
in Indonesian pailit, bangkrut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 破产的,资不抵债的, 无钱的, 缺乏…的…
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