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English definition of “liquidate”

liquidate

verb [T]  /ˈlɪk·wɪˌdeɪt/ us  
to sell your investments or property to make them available in the form of money: Investors have started to liquidate their mutual funds. Someone who liquidates a business closes it and sells what it owns.
liquidation
noun [U]  /ˌlɪk·wɪˈdeɪ·ʃən/ us  
The company was forced into liquidation.
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