proceeding in bankruptcy
- In the broad sense, any invoking of the jurisdiction of the bankruptcy court; in a technical sense, a summary proceeding in a court of bankruptcy. 9 Am J2d Bankr §§ 68 et seq.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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