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English definition of “liquid”

liquid

adjective
 
 
/ˈlɪkwɪd/
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE in the form of cash, or able to be changed into cash easily: People should hold some cash in more liquid investments for emergencies. In such situations, it's advisable to keep your assets liquid. → Compare illiquid
FINANCE having cash: The fund will typically invest in large liquid companies.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET if a market is liquid, it is easy to buy and sell in it, and a lot of buying and selling takes place: The foreign exchange market is the largest, most liquid market in the world.
(Definition of liquid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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