[ in-sol-vuhnt ]
/ ɪnˈsɒl vənt /
not solvent; unable to satisfy creditors or discharge liabilities, either because liabilities exceed assets or because of inability to pay debts as they mature.
pertaining to bankrupt persons or bankruptcy.
a person who is insolvent.
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British Dictionary definitions for in-solvent
/ (ɪnˈsɒlvənt) /
(of a person, company, etc) having insufficient assets to meet debts and liabilities; bankrupt
of or relating to bankrupts or bankruptcy
a person who is insolvent; bankrupt
Derived Formsinsolvency, noun
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