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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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On the heels of other similar decisions, an Ankara court put Koza ypek Holding under administrative receivership in late October 2015, accusing the group of supporting the GE-len or Hizmet movement, a faith-based community that the government began to target after the revelation of widespread corruption allegations implicating several Cabinet ministers in 2013.
Prior to administrative receivership, HUD, the City of New Orleans, and HANO implemented several reforms and oversight strategies which failed to improve operations at HANO.
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18 May 2012 a[euro]" UK training and information company Wilmington Group plc (LON:WIL) said on Friday it had bought its trading partner Millennium ADMP Ltd out of administrative receivership for the cash sum of GBP465,000 (USD736,000/EUR579,000).
Northern Precision operated in a very similar field and so when we heard it had gone into administrative receivership, we saw a great opportunity to increase our capacity and take on people with the right skills.
AROUND 40 jobs have been saved at a engineering firm which fell into administrative receivership.
A total of 29 staff have been made redundant at Donaldson and McConnell's offices in Oldbury Road, West Bromwich, after the parent group collapsed into administrative receivership.
But, when it was revealed that successful clients received little of their compensation because they had to pay a massive insurance premium out of their winnings, the shares plummeted and the company went into administrative receivership in 2002.
Workers at Alphasteel lost their jobs with immediate effect on December 21 after the company went into administrative receivership.
The Glasgow plant was formerly owned by Freshbake Foods, which went into administrative receivership in June.

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