Chapter 11

noun

Definition of Chapter 11

  1. :  bankruptcy as provided under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code which governs corporate reorganization filed for Chapter 11

Origin and Etymology of chapter 11

see chapter


First Known Use: 1970


Law Dictionary

chapter 11

noun chap·ter 11

Legal Definition of chapter 11

  1. :  chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code — see also Bankruptcy Code


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