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parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in a state of having been legally declared incapable of paying off one's debts and having one's assets administered by a court to compensate creditors.
After years of struggling and being unable to pay back investors, the small company went bankrupt.
definition 2: impoverished or unable to pay debts.
Most of the former employees became bankrupt, not being able to sell their homes or find other jobs in the area.
in the black, solvent
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definition 3: lacking in some quality.
The prison guards seemed bankrupt of all human feelings.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in law, a debtor who by his own petition or petition by others is legally declared incapable of meeting debts and whose assets are administered by a court for his creditors' benefit.
definition 2: a person lacking in some quality.
a spiritual bankrupt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bankrupted, bankrupting, bankrupts
definition: to cause to become a bankrupt.
His gambling soon bankrupted him.
similar words:
break, bust
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  bank, money
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