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verb [transitive] bankrupt pronunciation in British English /ˈbæŋkrʌpt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theybankrupt
he/she/itbankrupts
present participlebankrupting
past tensebankrupted
past participlebankrupted
  1. to make a person, business, or country bankrupt or very poor

    Widespread corruption had bankrupted a country rich in oil.

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