liquidator

[ lik-wi-dey-ter ]
/ ˈlɪk wɪˌdeɪ tər /

noun

a person who liquidates assets, especially one authorized to do so by a court of law.
an official appointed by a court of law to direct the liquidation of a business.

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Origin of liquidator

First recorded in 1855–60; liquidate + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for liquidator

liquidator
/ (ˈlɪkwɪˌdeɪtə) /

noun

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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