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liquidnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈlɪk.wɪd/
B1 a substance, such as water, that is not solid or a gas and that can be poured easily: Mercury is a liquid at room temperature.
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liquidadjective

uk   us   /ˈlɪk.wɪd/

liquid adjective (MONEY)

in the form of money, rather than investments or property, or able to be changed into money easily: She has very few liquid assets as most of her wealth is tied up in property.

liquid adjective (SUBSTANCE)

in the form of a liquid: liquid hydrogen
liquidity
noun [U] uk   /lɪˈkwɪd.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
Translations of “liquid”
in Arabic سائل…
in Korean 액체…
in Malaysian cecair…
in French liquide…
in Turkish sıvı…
in Italian liquido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體…
in Russian жидкость…
in Polish ciecz, płyn…
in Vietnamese lỏng…
in Spanish líquido…
in Portuguese líquido…
in Thai เหลว…
in German flüssig…
in Catalan líquid…
in Japanese 液体…
in Indonesian cair…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体…
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