la quiebra
-the bankruptcy
See the entry for quiebra.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (finance)
a. bankruptcy
La compañía declaró la quiebra en 1994.The company declared bankruptcy in 1994.
b. failure
La crisis causó la quiebra de varias empresas.The crisis caused the failure of many companies.
c. collapse
La quiebra del banco afectó la economía del país.The bank's collapse affected the country's economy.
2. (loss)
a. breakdown
La sociedad de hoy en día sufre una quiebra de su moralidad.Society nowadays is suffering from a breakdown in morality.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ruina)
a. bankruptcy
2. (en bolsa)
a. crash
3. (law)
quiebra fraudulentafraudulent bankruptcy
ir a la quiebrato go bankrupt
4. (pérdida)
a. collapse
quiebra moralmoral bankruptcy
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
1 (Economía) bankruptcy
ir a la quiebra to go bankrupt
quiebra bancaria bank failure
quiebra fraudulenta fraudulent bankruptcy
quiebra voluntaria voluntary bankruptcy
2 (deterioro) breakdown
la quiebra de los valores tradicionales the breakdown of traditional values
3 (grieta) crack; fissure
4 (fracaso) failure
es algo que no tiene quiebra it just can't go wrong
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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