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Meaning of LIQUIDATION

Pronunciation:  `likwi'deyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the murder of a competitor
  2. [n]  termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
  3. [n]  the act of exterminating
 

LIQUIDATION is a 11 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: elimination, extermination, settlement
 
 See Also: conclusion, destruction, devastation, ending, execution, homicide, murder, slaying, termination, viatical settlement, viaticus settlement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Liq`ui*da"tion\ (l[i^]k`w[i^]*d[=a]"sh[u^]n), n.
[Cf. F. liquidation.]
The act or process of liquidating; the state of being
liquidated.

{To go into liquidation} (Law), to turn over to a trustee
   one's assets and accounts, in order that the several
   amounts of one's indebtedness may be authoritatively
   ascertained, and that the assets may be applied toward
   their discharge.

 
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