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insolvency

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsɒlv(ə)nsi
 
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Definition of insolvency in English:

noun (plural insolvencies)

[mass noun]
The state of being insolvent: the club was facing insolvency [count noun]: insolvencies in the media sector rose by 8%
More example sentences
  • The financial crisis has now left many of these banks on the verge of insolvency with large portfolios of insecure loans and bad debts.
  • Faced with a rising tide of insolvencies, banks are actually cutting back their lending to small and medium-sized companies.
  • Until last summer, it teetered on the brink of insolvency, and did little other than amass colossal debts.
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