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relief from stay noun


permission granted by the bankruptcy court for a creditor to sue on a claim against a debtor or the debtor’s property even while the debtor’s bankruptcy hearing is pending (=waiting to happen)
The judge allowed the bank relief from stay because of the bank’s large risk of loss.

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