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.
Scotbet has announced it has gone into receivership and is to close 11 of its 41 Scottish branches, claiming the introduction of a maximum stake on FOBT was "the straw which broke the camel's back".
This receivership case, resulting from an underlying breach-of-contract case, is reminiscent of a messy divorce.
Central Bank of Kenya has accepted the final offer from KCB Group to takeover Imperial Bank Limited (in receivership).
allow the Receiver to expedite winding up of the receivership estate and pay its creditors."
Feni's receivership is the best in the country's history, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev.
(2) Identification of real and personal property of the receivership estate
In the Matter of KAMER CONSTRUCTION LIMITED - (IN RECEIVERSHIP) and in the Matter of THE COMPANIES ACTS 2014