Meaning of “illiquid” in the English Dictionary

"illiquid" in Business English

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illiquidadjective

uk /ɪˈlɪkwɪd/ us FINANCE

used to describe an asset that is not easy to sell and exchange for cash:

Her investment is illiquid: it would take time to sell the properties in order to raise cash and release capital.
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illiquidity
noun [ U ]

The illiquidity of these securities may negatively affect our ability to sell them.

(Definition of “illiquid” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)