What does the word bankruptcy mean?

Usage examples for bankruptcy

  1. Thus, with all their splendid possessions, the German heirs were always on the verge of bankruptcy. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  2. 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
  3. 5. Under what conditions would the raising of wages tend to result in national bankruptcy? – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson