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Adjective
Unable to pay debts
“Goldman Sachs is buying a bankrupt owner of 30 courses.”
Adjective
Completely lacking in a particular good quality
“There's virtue to such curiosity and research, but it could also leave an exhausted writer holding an emotionally bankrupt manuscript in calloused hands.”
Verb
To cause to lose one's fortune and become unable to pay one's debts
“My brother had radical surgery and a long course of treatment some years back that would have bankrupted a lord.”
Noun
A person judged by a court to be insolvent, whose property is taken and disposed of for the benefit of their creditors
“He is entitled to go behind such forms to get at the truth, and the estoppel to which the bankrupt may have subjected himself will not prevail against him.”
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