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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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New figures from the Insolvency Service has shown there were 4,308 company insolvencies in the third quarter of 2018 - a 19% increase on the same period last year and the first time the figure has gone above the 4,000 mark since 2014.
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Some 99,196 personal insolvencies were recorded, marking a 9.4 per cent rise on 2016 and the highest annual total since 2014, when there were 99,223 cases.
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Creditor services firm RSM predicts that across England and Wales, the Insolvency Service's figures will show there were around 80,000 personal insolvencies last year.
Commenting on the January-March England & Wales insolvency statistics issued by the Government's Insolvency Service, Mr Philpott said: "The general corporate picture remains relatively stable, with a small fall in the number of corporate insolvencies this quarter.
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(http://www.aib.gov.uk/scottish-insolvency-statistics-2013-14-quarter-2) According to figures from the Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) , responsible for all data on bankruptcies in Scotland, it was the second successive quarter showing increases in company insolvencies.
LAST year was a record one for corporate insolvencies in Northern Ireland, it has emerged.