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English definition of “bad asset”

bad asset

noun [C]    
FINANCE an asset that has lost all or most of its value: The government is considering a plan to buy up banks' bad assets.
(Definition of bad asset noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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