1 adjective
1 without enough money to pay what you owe [= insolvent]:
The firm went bankrupt before the building work was completed.
In 1977 he was declared bankrupt (=by a court).
Mr Trent lost his house when he was made bankrupt.
Seventeen years of war left the country bankrupt.
a bankrupt electrical company
2 completely lacking a particular good quality:
The opposition attacked the government as morally bankrupt.

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