Receivership



[ri-see-ver-ship] /rɪˈsi vərˌʃɪp/

noun, Law.
1.
the condition of being in the hands of a .
2.
the position or function of being a receiver in charge of administering the property of others.
/rɪˈsiːvəʃɪp/
noun (law)
1.
the office or function of a receiver
2.
the condition of being administered by a receiver
n.

late 15c., “office of a receiver” (of public revenues), from receiver + -ship. As “condition of being under control of a receiver,” 1884.

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