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English definition of “solvent”

solvent

adjective     /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. → Opposite insolventWealthiness and wealthy solvency     /-vən.si/ noun [U] Wealthiness and wealthy
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