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li·quid·i·ty

 (lĭ-kwĭd′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The state of being liquid.
2. The quality of being readily convertible into cash: an investment with high liquidity.
3. Available cash or the capacity to obtain it on demand: a bank that is increasing its liquidity by shortening the average term of its loans.

liquidity

(lɪˈkwɪdɪtɪ)
n
1. (Banking & Finance) the possession of sufficient liquid assets to discharge current liabilities
2. the state or quality of being liquid

li•quid•i•ty

(lɪˈkwɪd ɪ ti)

n.
1. a liquid state or quality.
2. the ability or ease with which assets can be converted into cash.
[1610–20; < Latin]

liquidity

The ease with which an asset can be converted into money. Cash is perfectly liquid but shares in a company are less liquid because they must be sold first before money is obtained. Assets such as property are even less liquid because they are harder to sell than shares.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liquidity - the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
state of matter, state - (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice"
2.liquidity - the property of flowing easily; "adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased"; "they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer"
thinness - a consistency of low viscosity; "he disliked the thinness of the soup"
3.liquidity - being in cash or easily convertible to cash; debt paying ability
exchangeability, fungibility, interchangeability, interchangeableness - the quality of being capable of exchange or interchange
Translations
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liquidity

[lɪˈkwɪdɪtɪ]
A. N (Fin) → liquidez f
B. CPD liquidity ratio Ntasa f or coeficiente m de liquidez

liquidity

[lɪˈkwɪdɪti] n [company] → liquidité f

liquidity

nLiquidität f

liquidity

[lɪˈkwɪdɪtɪ] n (Fin) → liquidità
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