liquidity

[ li-kwid-i-tee ]
/ lɪˈkwɪd ɪ ti /
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noun

a liquid state or quality.
the ability or ease with which assets can be converted into cash.

Origin of liquidity

From the Latin word liquiditās, dating back to 1610–20. See liquid, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for liquidity

liquidity

/ (lɪˈkwɪdɪtɪ) /

noun

the possession of sufficient liquid assets to discharge current liabilities
the state or quality of being liquid
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Word Origin and History for liquidity

liquidity


n.

1610s, "quality of being liquid," from Late Latin liquiditatem (nominative liquiditas), from Latin liquidus (see liquid). Meaning "quality of being financially liquid" is from 1897.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Culture definitions for liquidity

liquidity

[ (li-kwid-uh-tee) ]

The condition of having enough money on hand to meet financial obligations without having to sell fixed assets, such as machinery or equipment.

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