Bankruptcies
Bankruptcy Bank"rupt*cy, n.; pl. {Bankruptcies}. 1. The state of being actually or legally bankrupt. [1913 Webster]

2. The act or process of becoming a bankrupt. [1913 Webster]

3. Complete loss; -- followed by of. [1913 Webster]


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