receivership

Definitions of receivership
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n the office of a receiver

Type of:
berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation, spot
a job in an organization

n the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver

“the business is in receivership
Type of:
state
the way something is with respect to its main attributes

n 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

Type of:
legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings
(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

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