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Synonyms for bankruptcy
ˈbæŋk rʌpt si, -rəp si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bankruptcy(noun)

    a state of complete lack of some abstract property

    "spiritual bankruptcy"; "moral bankruptcy"; "intellectual bankruptcy"

    Synonyms:
    failure

  2. bankruptcy, failure(noun)

    inability to discharge all your debts as they come due

    "the company had to declare bankruptcy"; "fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks"

    Synonyms:
    loser, nonstarter, failure, unsuccessful person

  3. bankruptcy(noun)

    a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent

    Synonyms:
    failure

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bankruptcy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    insolvency

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bankruptcy(n)

    Synonyms:
    insolvency

    Antonyms:
    solvency

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bankruptcies, insolvency, bankrupt, collapse, failure, bust

How to pronounce bankruptcy?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say bankruptcy in sign language?

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How to use bankruptcy in a sentence?

  1. David Clohessy:

    The painfully and needlessly long, expensive and hurtful Milwaukee Catholic archdiocesan bankruptcy scandal has apparently been resolved by church officials basically cramming a self-serving plan down the throats of struggling abuse victims.

  2. Roger Ediger:

    Our bankruptcy work has quadrupled over the past six months, most of them are energy related.

  3. Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie:

    (These proceedings) are designed to work in very similar terms as a Chapter 11 (bankruptcy), but with the stark difference that they will be controlled by provisional liquidators under the supervision of the Bahamian courts rather than being controlled by Mr. Izmirlian.

  4. Ahmed Ismail:

    This is a landmark step for all stakeholders since 2009, the regional and international creditors represent more than 85 percent of total debt, some of whom advised filing under the new bankruptcy law.

  5. The XFL:

    Unfortunately, as a new enterprise, we were not insulated from the harsh economic impacts and uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 crisis, accordingly, we have filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.


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