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English definition of “self-liquidating”

self-liquidating

adjective     FINANCE
used to describe a loan or investment that is paid back using the income from the project, asset, etc. that it was used to buy: a self-liquidating asset/bond/loan Although we didn't need a promotion which was totally self-liquidating, we hoped to find something which would make some contribution towards its costs.
(Definition of self-liquidating adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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