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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.
Translations of “liquid”
in Vietnamese lỏng…
in Spanish líquido…
in Thai เหลว…
in Malaysian cecair…
in French liquide…
in German flüssig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金錢, 現金的, 易變現的,流動的…
in Indonesian cair…
in Russian жидкий, легко реализуемый, ликвидный (о ценных бумагах…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金钱, 现金的, 易变现的,流动的…
in Polish ciekły, płynny…
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