cram down

cram down
In bankruptcy, colloquial expression that describes court confirmation of a Bankruptcy Code Chapter 11, 12 or 13 plan, notwithstanding creditor opposition. Matter of U.S. Truck Co., Inc., Bkrtcy.Mich., 47 B.R. 932, 935

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