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solvent

adjective uk   /ˈsɒl.vənt/  us   /ˈsɑːl-/
(especially of companies) having enough money to pay all the money that is owed to other people: Many insurance companies are under pressure to increase premiums to stay solvent.
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solvency
noun [U] uk   us   /-vən.si/

solvent

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɒl.vənt/  us   /ˈsɑːl-/
a liquid in which solids will dissolve
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