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certificated bankrupt noun


(DATED) a term once used to describe someone who had been declared bankrupt, but was then given a certificate of misfortune by a court saying the person has been discharged from bankruptcy and was not at fault
The court will normally only grant an unconditional absolute discharge to a certificated bankrupt where the bankrupt is entitled to a certificate of misfortune.

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