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
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