Related formsnon·liq·ui·da·tion, nounpre·liq·ui·da·tion, nounre·liq·ui·da·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for liquidation
“Liquidation” is a threat Memorial has heard before, and in the most sinister possible context.The Kremlin’s Plan to Erase Russia’s Memory and Its Conscience|Anna Nemtsova|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The liquidation closed all Hostess plants and bakeries and 15,000 employees were laid off immediately.
The liquidation seems to have launched a similar frenzy regarding Twinkies.
Hostess said it would have to file for liquidation if the bakers went on strike.
But for a company on the verge of liquidation, this is good news.
Foreigners were made liable to certain taxes, and the Law of Liquidation was modified.The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885|Charles Royle
In the event of liquidation of the company, treasury stock would off-set the liability on account of capital stock.
First, its own stock, then a great variety of stocks were taken; and when the bank went into liquidation, its own stock was gone!Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
Gikúut ang impurmir sa mga girilyista, The guerrillas tapped the informer for liquidation.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
They declined, however, receiving any share of the cigars in payment, insisting on liquidation in gold alone.Captain Canot|Brantz Mayer
British Dictionary definitions for liquidation
- the process of terminating the affairs of a business firm, etc, by realizing its assets to discharge its liabilities
- the state of a business firm, etc, having its affairs so terminated (esp in the phrase to go into liquidation)
Culture definitions for liquidation
The conversion of the assets of a firm into cash, often just before the firm goes out of business.