bankrupt

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bankrupt(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (finance)
a. en quiebra
The country is virtually bankrupt and will have to negotiate an aid package.El país está prácticamente en quiebra y tendrá que negociar un paquete de ayudas.
b. en bancarrota
Within two years of starting the business, he had declared himself bankrupt.No habían pasado dos años desde que puso el negocio y ya se había declarado en bancarrota.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(deficient)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He aims to prove that the bankrupt policies of free-market economics don't work.Es su intenión demostrar que las políticas fallidas y desacreditadas de la economía de libre mercado no funcionan.
This government is bankrupt of ideas, but will do anything to continue in office.Este gobierno está totalmente falto de ideas, pero hará lo que sea para mantenerse en el poder.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to impoverish)
a. llevar a la quiebra
If we have to pay this bill, it will bankrupt us.Si tenemos que pagar esta factura, nos llevará a la quiebra.
b. arruinar
Paying for my daughter's wedding nearly bankrupted me!¡Pagar la boda de mi hija casi me arruina!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (insolvent person)
a. el quebrado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la quebrada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The debt owed by the bankrupt exceeded the value of his interest in the company.La deuda del quebrado excedía el valor de su participación en la empresa.
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bankrupt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (finance)
a. el quebrado(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la quebrado(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. en quiebra, en bancarrota
to be bankruptestar en quiebra
to go bankruptquebrar, ir a la quiebra
3. (fig)
a.
to be morally bankruptestar en quiebra moral
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (law)
a. conducir a la quiebra
5. (colloquial)
a. arruinar, dejar en la ruina (make poor)
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bankrupt [ˈbæŋkrʌpt]
adjective
1 (Jur) en quiebra
to be bankrupt estar en quiebra; to go bankrupt ir a la bancarrota; quebrar; to be declared bankrupt declararse en quiebra
2 (penniless) sin un duro (informal); (Esp) sin un peso (informal); (LAm) (deficient)
spiritually/morally bankrupt en franca decadencia espiritual/moral
He really thinks that European civilisation is morally bankrupt A decade of working with the labor movement has taught me that for the moment most of American labor is spiritually bankrupt
to be bankrupt of ideas estar totalmente falto de ideas
noun
(Jur) quebradoaquebrada (m) (f);a quebrada
transitive verb
1 (Jur) llevar a la quiebra
2 (impoverish) arruinar
to bankrupt o.s. buying pictures arruinarse comprando cuadros
modifier
bankrupt's estate (n) activo (m) or masa (f) de la quiebra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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