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bankruptcy

noun

Synonyms of bankruptcy

the inability to pay one's debts
  • learned the hard way the costs of declaring bankruptcy

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Antonyms for bankruptcy

  • solvency
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The first known use of bankruptcy was circa 1634

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bankruptcies

bankruptcy

bankrupted

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“Bankruptcy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bankruptcy. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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