receivership


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re·ceiv·er·ship

 (rĭ-sē′vər-shĭp′)
n. Law
1. The office or functions of a receiver.
2. The state of being held by a receiver: The company went into receivership.

receivership

(rɪˈsiːvəʃɪp)
n
1. (Law) the office or function of a receiver
2. (Law) the condition of being administered by a receiver

re•ceiv•er•ship

(rɪˈsi vərˌʃɪp)

n.
1. the condition of being in the hands of a receiver.
2. the position or function of being a receiver in charge of administering the property of others.
[1475–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.receivership - the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver; "the business is in receivership"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
2.receivership - a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all
legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
3.receivership - the office of a receiver
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations

receivership

[rɪˈsiːvəʃɪp] N to go into receivershipentrar en liquidación

receivership

[rɪˈsiːvərʃɪp] n
to go into receivership → être placé(e) sous administration judiciaire
to be in receivership → être sous administration judiciaire

receivership

n to go into receivershipin Konkurs gehen

receivership

[ˌrɪˈsiːvəʃɪp] ncuratela
to go into receivership → andare in amministrazione controllata
References in classic literature ?
But an Arbitration being blown towards him by some unaccountable wind, and he gaining great credit in it as one indefatigable in seeking out right and doing right, a pretty fat Receivership was next blown into his pocket by a wind more traceable to its source.
Pardieu, sire," he suddenly said, "I must tell you that there is a receivership of the royal prerogatives vacant, and that I have a nephew.
I give the receivership to your nephew, Gossip Jacques," replied the king; "but draw this fire from my breast.
There'll be temporary receiverships, of course," Daylight advised; "but they won't bother none or last long.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has released its online Global Receivership Information Database (GRID), an online clearinghouse with information on more than 1,200 receiverships, provided by all U.
In addition, there are cases in which the banks will recommend a particular company, instead of a lawyer, to manage the building while in its receivership.
The government said Thursday it has decided to salvage troubled shipbuilder STX Offshore and Shipbuilding through a self-rescue plan, while filing for court receivership for the debt-ridden Sungdong Shipbuilding.
Michigan Treasurer Nick Khouri today announced the city of Hamtramck has been released from receivership under the Local Financial Stability and Choice Act and dissolved the Hamtramck Receivership Transition Advisory Board (RTAB).
LSK chief executive Mercy Wambua says the IRA has abused its power to appoint statutory managers to handle unstable insurers by placing them under unreasonably lengthy receivership spells.
Global Banking News-June 23, 2017--Kenya to extend Imperial Bank receivership
The Receivership Model Law Working Group, part of the Financial Condition Committee at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, now has a long-term care insurance issuer insolvency project on its official to-do list.
Summary: Following its receivership, Imperial Bank has been advised to sell off assets