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in·sol·ven·cy

 (ĭn-sŏl′vən-sē)
n. pl. in·sol·ven·cies
1. The condition of being insolvent.
2. An instance of being insolvent.

in•sol•ven•cy

(ɪnˈsɒl vən si)

n.
the condition of being insolvent.

insolvency

The condition of being unable to pay debts or of having greater liabilities than assets.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insolvency - the lack of financial resources
bankruptcy, failure - inability to discharge all your debts as they come due; "the company had to declare bankruptcy"; "fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks"
financial condition - the condition of (corporate or personal) finances
solvency - the ability to meet maturing obligations as they come due

insolvency

noun bankruptcy, failure, ruin, liquidation Seven of the eight companies are on the brink of insolvency.

insolvency

noun
The condition of being financially insolvent:
Translations

insolvency

[ɪnˈsɒlvənsɪ] N [of company] → insolvencia f

insolvency

[ɪnˈsɒlvənsi] n (= bankruptcy) → insolvabilité f

insolvency

nZahlungsunfähigkeit f, → Insolvenz f (geh)

insolvency

[ɪnˈsɒlvnsɪ] ninsolvenza
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