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bankrupt

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[ˈbaŋkrʌpt], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- (of a person or organization) declared in law as unable to pay their debts
(e.g: his father went bankrupt and the family had to sell their home)

- completely lacking in a particular good quality
(e.g: their cause is morally bankrupt)


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Origin:
mid 16th century: from Italian banca rotta ‘broken bench’, from banca (see bank) and rompere ‘to break’. The change in the ending was due to association with Latin rupt- ‘broken’


[ˈbaŋkrʌpt], (Noun)

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- a person judged by a court to be insolvent, whose property is taken and disposed of for the benefit of their creditors.


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[ˈbaŋkrʌpt], (Verb)

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- reduce (a person or organization) to bankruptcy
(e.g: the strike nearly bankrupted the union)


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