uncollectible

adjective un·col·lect·ible \ ˌən-kə-ˈlek-tə-bəl \
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of uncollectible

: not capable of or suitable for being collected : not collectible
  • uncollectible loans/debt
  • Once deemed uncollectible because it can be easily reproduced, the photograph is now as common to the auction halls as a still life.
  • —Douglas Davis

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1796

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