bankrupt

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /beɪnkɹʌpt/

Adjective[change]

Positive
bankrupt

Comparative
none

Superlative
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  1. If you are bankrupt you have declared bankruptcy (protection by law from debt you cannot pay).
    I don't have to pay now because I am bankrupt.
  2. (informal) If you are bankrupt you have no money.
    I have been bankrupt all summer.
  3. (informal) If you are bankrupt of something, you do not have that thing. For example, someone who is "morally bankrupt" has no morals.
    Can we survive is our country becomes morally bankrupt.

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