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EtymologyEdit

in- +‎ solvent

AdjectiveEdit

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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NounEdit

insolvent (plural insolvents)

  1. (law) One who is insolvent; an insolvent debtor.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bouvier to this entry?)

Usage notesEdit

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

GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

insolvent

  1. insolvent

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian insolvente, via German insolvent

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AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. insolvent

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian insolvente, via German insolvent

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. insolvent

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