how to pronounce bankrupt

bæŋkɹʌpt

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An example use of bankrupt in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… lot of businesses go bankrupt and then …”

meanings of bankrupt

adjective:

  1. In a condition of bankruptcy; unable to pay one's debts.
  2. Having been legally declared insolvent.
  3. Destitute of, or wholly lacking (something once possessed, or something one should possess).

noun:

  1. A trader who secretes himself, or does certain other acts tending to defraud his creditors.
  2. One who becomes unable to pay his or her debts; an insolvent person.

verb:

  1. To force into bankruptcy.

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