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Receivership

receivership n

1 : the office or function of a receiver
2 : a proceeding in which a receiver is appointed
3 : the state of being in the hands of a receiver compare bankruptcy



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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