What does the word bankruptcy mean?

Usage examples for bankruptcy

  1. Then the thought came to her that she would perhaps seem to have fled at the approach of bankruptcy, of poverty. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  2. 5. Under what conditions would the raising of wages tend to result in national bankruptcy? – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson