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Definition 1: the office of a receiver - [noun denoting act]

(receivership is a kind of ...) a job in an organization

"he occupied a post in the treasury"

Definition 2: a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all - [noun denoting act]

(receivership is a kind of ...) (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

(receivership belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver - [noun denoting state]

Samples where receivership or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the business is in receivership

(receivership is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

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