bankrupt

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bankrupt

a person adjudged insolvent by a court, his property being transferred to a trustee and administered for the benefit of his creditors
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BROWN has bankrupted the country and corrupt Labour is bankrupt; remember the winter of discontent?
Medical problems contributed to nearly two-thirds of all personal bankruptcies in 2007, even though almost 80 percent of those who were bankrupted had health insurance at the beginning of the bankrupting illness.
THE Inland Revenue accidentally bankrupted a man who owed them only 88p in taxes, a TV programme will claim tonight.