liquidity

[ li-kwid-i-tee ]
/ lɪˈkwɪd ɪ ti /

noun

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

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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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Cultural 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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