uncollectible


uncollectible
adjective
not capable of being collected
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a bad (or uncollectible) debt

Syn: ↑bad
Similar to: ↑invalid

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I. \\“+\ adjective
: not capable of being collected

an uncollectible debt

II. noun (-s)
: an uncollectible account : a bad debt

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/un'keuh lek"teuh beuhl/, adj.
1. that cannot be collected: an uncollectible debt.
n.
2. something, as a financial obligation, that cannot be collected: an increase in the company's uncollectibles.
Also, uncollectable.
[UN-1 + COLLECT1 + -IBLE]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • uncollectible — un·collectible …   English syllables

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  • uncollectible debt — index bad debt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • uncollectible account — An account which cannot be collected by a company because the customer is not able to pay or is unwilling to pay. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms