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bankrupt in Business topic

bankruptbankrupt3 noun [countable]  BMONEYsomeone who has officially said that they cannot pay their debtscertified/uncertified bankrupt British English (=one a court does or does not allow to start a business again)
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bankruptIt was no surprise when the Internet Startup firm declared bankruptcy.In a few years you will blow your brains out, a bankrupt.The incipient bankrupts were almost as bad.The debts owing by each of the bankrupts exceeded the values of their interests in the homes.The bankrupt was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment.