self-liquidating

[self-lik-wi-dey-ting, self-]

adjective

capable of being sold and converted into cash within a short period of time or before the date on which the supplier must be paid.
(of a property, loan, project, investment, etc.) used or operating in such a way as to repay the money needed to acquire it: He rented half of the house to someone else so that his home loan became self-liquidating.

Nearby words

  1. self-justification,
  2. self-justifying,
  3. self-knowledge,
  4. self-limited,
  5. self-limiting,
  6. self-loader,
  7. self-loading,
  8. self-loathing,
  9. self-love,
  10. self-made

Origin of self-liquidating

First recorded in 1915–20

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British Dictionary definitions for self-liquidating

self-liquidating

adjective

(of a loan, bill of exchange, etc) used to finance transactions whose proceeds are expected to accrue before the date of redemption or repayment
(of a business transaction, project, investment, etc) yielding proceeds sufficient to cover the initial outlay or to finance any recurrent outlays
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