bankrupt
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈbæŋ.kɹəpt/, /ˈbæŋ.kɹʌpt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈbæŋk.ɹəpt/, /ˈbæŋk.ɹʌpt/
Adjective

bankrupt

  1. In a condition of bankruptcy; unable to pay one's debts.
    a bankrupt merchant
  2. Having been legally declared insolvent.
  3. Destitute of, or wholly lacking (something once possessed, or something one should possess).
    a morally bankrupt politician
    • bankrupt in gratitude
Synonyms Translations Verb

bankrupt (bankrupts, present participle bankrupting; past and past participle bankrupted)

  1. (transitive) To force into bankruptcy.
Translations
  • German: in den Konkurs treiben
  • Russian: обанкро́тить
Noun

bankrupt (plural bankrupts)

  1. One who becomes unable to pay his or her debts; an insolvent person.
  2. (UK, legal, obsolete) A trader who secretes himself, or does certain other acts tending to defraud his creditors.
Translations
  • Russian: банкро́т



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