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soundness

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈsaʊndnəs/
the quality of being able to be trusted: Those problems called into question the bank's financial safety and soundness.
Translations of “soundness”
in Chinese (Traditional) 良好的狀況, 良好,完好…
in Chinese (Simplified) 良好的状况, 良好,完好…
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