uncollectible

[uhn-kuh-lek-tuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
that cannot be collected: an uncollectible debt.
noun
2.
something, as a financial obligation, that cannot be collected: an increase in the company's uncollectibles.
Also, uncollectable.


Origin:
un-1 + collect1 + -ible

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Example sentences
Moreover, debt resulting from fraud, predatory lending and other such practices is uncollectible under the law.
Trade accounts receivable are recognized and carried at original invoice amount less an allowance for any uncollectible amounts.
We write off accounts receivable against the allowance when a balance is determined to be uncollectible.
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