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liquidate +‎ -ion

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liquidation (countable and uncountable, plural liquidations)

 
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  1. The act of exchange of an asset of lesser liquidity with a more liquid one, such as cash.
  2. The selling of the assets of a business as part of the process of dissolving the business.
    The store is having a liquidation sale: everything must go as they go out of business.
  3. A euphemism for murder invented by Nazi Germany to dehumanize the victims of that regime.

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  • IPA(key): /li.ki.da.sjɔ̃/
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NounEdit

liquidation f (plural liquidations)

  1. sale, liquidation (sale of goods at reduced prices)
  2. liquidation

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