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adjective bankrupt pronunciation in American English /ˈbæŋkˌrʌpt/

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  1. 1
    a person or business that is bankrupt has officially admitted that they have no money and cannot pay what they owe

    bankrupt farmers

    go bankrupt:

    Many of the companies that they had invested in went bankrupt.

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    1. a.
      a country or state that is bankrupt owes more money than it can ever pay back

      Years of mismanagement had left the region virtually bankrupt.

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  2. 2
    formal without any good qualities at all

    This is a bankrupt ideology.

    his morally bankrupt lifestyle

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