Origin of liquidator
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Examples from the Web for liquidator
Their agency is superseded in favour of that of the liquidator.
And if he should do so, the liquidator could require him to pay again to himself.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman
Albert Sidney Bolles
The liquidator promised that in conformity with the law the sisters should receive pensions.The Religious Persecution in France 1900-1906
Jane Milliken Napier Brodhead
Being master of the situation the liquidator was re-opening fifty-five of the two hundred closed shops.A Bed of Roses
W. L. George
The resolution is generally accompanied by the appointment of a liquidator.
- a person assigned to supervise the liquidation of a business concern and whose legal authorization, rights, and duties differ according to whether the liquidation is compulsory or voluntary
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Word Origin and History for liquidator
1825, agent noun in Latin form from liquidate.
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