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adjective bankrupt pronunciation in British English /ˈbæŋkrʌpt/
  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.
    declare yourself bankrupt: He declared himself bankrupt in 1994.
    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.
  2. 2
    formal without any good qualities at all
    This is a bankrupt ideology.
    his morally bankrupt lifestyle


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