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liquidity preference

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noun
  1. (in Keynesian economics) the degree of individual preference for cash over less liquid assets.

Origin of liquidity preference

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for liquidity preference

liquidity preference

noun
  1. economics the desire to hold money rather than other assets, in Keynsian theory based on motives of transactions, precaution, and speculation
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