[ ih-lik-wid ]
/ ɪˈlɪk wɪd /
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adjective (of an asset)
not readily convertible into cash; not liquid.
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How to use illiquid in a sentence
He made a highly illiquid bet on LightSquared, a wireless broadband company, that has sandbagged his fund and reputation.In ‘Arbitrage,’ Richard Gere Shows How the Price Is Right|Daniel Gross|September 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By 2000, he had put most of its endowment fund in illiquid investments.
British Dictionary definitions for illiquid
/ (ɪˈlɪkwɪd) /
(of an asset) not easily convertible into cash
(of an enterprise, organization, etc) deficient in liquid assets
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