Chapter 11

noun

Definition of Chapter 11

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

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chapter 11

noun chap·ter 11

legal Definition of chapter 11

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

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