bankruptcy noun

ADJ. personal

VERB + BANKRUPTCY face Small travel operators are facing bankruptcy. | be close to, be on the brink/verge of | be driven/forced/thrown into, go into | file for, petition for The company has been forced to file for bankruptcy. | declare It is the only country to have declared bankruptcy. | be saved from, escape (from)

BANKRUPTCY + NOUN order, proceedings The defendant has a bankruptcy order against him.

PHRASES the threat of bankruptcy