breathing spell


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In order to accomplish the orderly and even administration of a debtor's estate, one of the central goals of bankruptcy, "[creditors' collection efforts must be stopped quickly." (8) Stopping collection efforts gives a debtor a breathing spell from creditors, allowing the debtor to attempt a repayment or reorganization plan, or simply to be relieved of the financial pressures that drove him into bankruptcy.
Businessmen, under a condonation agreement, will have a breathing spell instead of their debt growing larger.
'Our people need the breathing spell to contend with the high prices of rice brought about by the lack of NFA buffer stocks and the weak peso.
How well Davide handles this breathing spell will define his future.
Anderson and Southall would give Al Sadd some breathing spell with a basket each but Al Rayyan behind Watson, Davidson and Erfan were just awesome on the firing end and rose to a 61-47 margin before the final stage of the match.
She said she anticipates that the "breathing spell" granted to Kingsbury as a result of the Chapter 11 filing will give the company the chance to jump-start its operations and restore the company to a profitable future.
Alternatively, PakistanAEs leaders might hope for a breathing spell by not further prosecuting internal security threats.
"I believe the Great Creator has put oil and ores on this Earth to give us a breathing spell," he said.
The 8th Army was fortunate in having enough of a breathing spell before El Alamein's final stage to implement fundamental changes.