USAavoidable transfer, Also known as avoidable.Certain transfers of property made before bankruptcy which may be set aside under the Bankruptcy Code, such as preferences and fraudulent transfers, and recovered for the benefit of an estate to pay creditors.
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Avoidable — A*void a*ble, a. 1. Capable of being vacated; liable to be annulled or made invalid; voidable. [1913 Webster] The charters were not avoidable for the king s nonage. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of being avoided, shunned, or escaped. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
avoidable — (adj.) 1630s, from AVOID (Cf. avoid) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Avoidably … Etymology dictionary
avoidable — [adj] preventable avertible, escapable, needless, stoppable, unnecessary; concept 121 Ant. inescapable, inevitable … New thesaurus
avoidable — a|void|a|ble [əˈvɔıdəbəl] adj something bad that is avoidable can be avoided or prevented ▪ an almost entirely avoidable cause of death ▪ Nearly 1,000 children die each year from accidents in the home which are avoidable … Dictionary of contemporary English
avoidable — [[t]əvɔ͟ɪdəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is avoidable can be prevented from happening. More than a quarter of the avoidable deaths in the developing world are caused by TB... The tragedy was entirely avoidable … English dictionary
avoidable — a|void|a|ble [ ə vɔıdəbl ] adjective capable of being prevented: The tragedy is that the conflict was largely avoidable. avoidable costs/mistakes/errors … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
avoidable — UK [əˈvɔɪdəb(ə)l] / US adjective capable of being prevented The tragedy is that the conflict was largely avoidable. avoidable costs/mistakes/errors … English dictionary
avoidable — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ Most accidents are easily avoidable. ADVERB ▪ completely, entirely (esp. BrE), wholly ▪ eas … Collocations dictionary
avoidable — [əˈvɔɪdəb(ə)l] adj capable of being prevented Ant: unavoidable avoidable costs/mistakes/errors[/ex] … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
avoidable — avoid ► VERB 1) keep away or refrain from. 2) prevent from doing or happening. DERIVATIVES avoidable adjective avoidably adverb avoidance noun. ORIGIN Old French evuider clear out, get rid of … English terms dictionary