uncollectible


uncollectible
/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.
[UN-1 + COLLECT1 + -IBLE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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