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liq·ui·date

 (lĭk′wĭ-dāt′)
v. liq·ui·dat·ed, liq·ui·dat·ing, liq·ui·dates
v.tr.
1.
a. To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
b. To settle the affairs of (a business firm, for example) by determining the liabilities and applying the assets to their discharge.
2. To convert (assets) into cash.
3. To eliminate, especially by killing.
v.intr.
1. To settle a debt, claim, or obligation.
2. To settle the affairs of a business or estate by disposing of its assets and liabilities.

[Late Latin liquidāre, liquidāt-, to melt, from Latin liquidus, liquid; see liquid.]

liq′ui·da′tion n.
liq′ui·da′tor n.
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liquidation

(ˌlɪkwɪˈdeɪʃən)
n
1. (Commerce)
a. the process of terminating the affairs of a business firm, etc, by realizing its assets to discharge its liabilities
b. the state of a business firm, etc, having its affairs so terminated (esp in the phrase to go into liquidation)
2. destruction; elimination
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liq•ui•da•tion

(ˌlɪk wɪˈdeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the process of liquidating.
2. the state of being liquidated.
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liquidation

The dissolution of a company such that its assets are made liquid (converted into cash) in order to pay any debts and the remainder is distributed among the companies shareholders.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liquidation - termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilitiesliquidation - termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
viaticus settlement, viatical settlement - sale of an insurance policy by a terminally ill policy holder
2.liquidation - the act of exterminating
destruction, devastation - the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
3.liquidation - the murder of a competitor
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
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liquidation

noun
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Translations
تَصْفِيَة الحِساب، تَخَلُّص من
likvidace
likvidering
felszámoláslikvidálás
slit, lok; skiptameîferî òrotabús
likvidácia

liquidation

[ˌlɪkwɪˈdeɪʃən] Nliquidación f
to go into liquidationentrar en liquidación
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liquidation

[ˌlɪkwɪˈdeɪʃən] n [company] → liquidation f
to go into liquidation → déposer son bilan
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liquidation

n
(Comm) → Liquidation f, → Liquidierung f; (of company)Auflösung f, → Liquidation f; (of debts)Tilgung f; to go into liquidationin Liquidation gehen
(of enemy etc)Liquidierung f
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liquidation

[ˌlɪkwɪˈdeɪʃn] nliquidazione f
to go into liquidation (Fin) → andare in liquidazione
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liquid

(ˈlikwid) adjective
able to flow; not solid, but not a gas. liquid nitrogen; The ice-cream has become liquid.
noun
a substance which flows, like water. a clear liquid.
liquefy (ˈlikwifai) verb
to make or become liquid. The butter had liquefied in the heat.
ˈliquidate (-deit) verb
1. to close, and finish the affairs of (a business etc that has no money to continue).
2. to get rid of.
ˌliquiˈdation noun
ˈliquidator noun
ˈliquidize, ˈliquidise verb
to make (food etc) into a liquid or semi-liquid substance by grinding it up in a liquidizer.
ˈliquidizer, ˈliquidiser noun
an electrical device used in cookery to grind up food.
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