insolvent

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in- +‎ solvent

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insolvent (comparative more insolvent, superlative most insolvent)

  1. Unable to pay one's bills as they fall due.
    an insolvent debtor
  2. Owing more than one has in assets.
  3. Not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner.
    an insolvent estate

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Noun[edit]

insolvent (plural insolvents)

  1. (law) One who is insolvent; an insolvent debtor.[1]

Usage notes[edit]

  • In England, before 1861, especially applied to persons who were not traders.

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  1. ^ 1839. John Bouvier, Law Dictionary

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Adjective[edit]

insolvent (strong nominative masculine singular insolventer, not comparable)

  1. insolvent

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Further reading[edit]

  • insolvent” in Duden online
  • insolvent” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian insolvente, via German insolvent

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insolvent (neuter singular insolvent, definite singular and plural insolvente)

  1. insolvent

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian insolvente, via German insolvent

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insolvent (neuter singular insolvent, definite singular and plural insolvente)

  1. insolvent

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