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English definition of “liquidity”

liquidity

noun [U]     /lɪˈkwɪdɪti/
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE the fact of being able to be changed into cash easily: the liquidity of assets/investments → Compare illiquidity
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE the state of having enough money or assets to pay any money that is owed: The business no longer has sufficient liquidity to meet its operational needs.
(also market liquidity) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the ability to buy or sell easily on a market, for example a market in shares or bonds: They were forced to intervene, in order to maintain the liquidity of the market.
(Definition of liquidity noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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