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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.
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)
1. a liquid state or quality.
2. the ability or ease with which assets can be converted into cash.
[1610–20; < Latin]
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.
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|Noun||1.||liquidity - the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility|
|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|
liquidity[lɪˈkwɪdɪti] n [company] → liquidité f
n → Liquidität f