discharge (of debts)

Definition of "discharge (of debts)"
  1. The action by a bankruptcy court to eliminate the debts of an individual or business that filed for bankruptcy, freeing the debtor from the obligation to pay and preventing the creditor from attempting collection
How to use "discharge (of debts)" in a sentence
  1. After filing for bankruptcy, all her student loans were subject to the discharge of debts.
  2. Considering the discharge of debts, he could start a new financial life post-bankruptcy.
  3. The discharge of debts by the bankruptcy court put a halt to the collection agency's efforts.

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