- Law the duties or office of a receiver
- the state of being administered or held by a receiver
- The office or functions of a receiver.
- The state of being held by a receiver: The company went into receivership.
receiver +"Ž -ship
receivership - Investment & Finance Definition
An administrative stage in which a company that is in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings attempts to put its affairs in order with the help of a court-appointed trustee. A company is said to be in receivership if it is attempting to avoid liquidation.
receivership - Legal Definition