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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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More than three-quarters (77.9 percent) were insured at the start of the bankrupting illness, including 60.3 percent who had private coverage.
According to the Department of Constitutional Affairs, the number of people declaring themselves bankrupt in Wales in 2004 rose by 31% to 1,175, a dramatic increase on the 894 people bankrupting themselves in 2003.
5% to 975, a dramatic increase on the 790 people bankrupting themselves in 2003.