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Chapter 11

or Chapter Eleven, Chapter XI

noun U.S. Law.
  1. a section of the Bankruptcy Code that provides for the reorganization of an insolvent corporation under court supervision and can establish a schedule for the payment of debts and, in some cases, a new corporation that can continue to do business.
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Related Words for chapter 11

bankruptcy, default, failure, insolvency, receivership

British Dictionary definitions for chapter 11

chapter 11

noun
  1. US the statute regarding the reorganization of a failing business empowering a court to allow the debtors to remain in control of the business to attempt to save itthey are in chapter 11
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Word Origin for chapter 11

C20: from chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Reform Act (1978)
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