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Meaning of “liquid” in the English Dictionary

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liquidnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈlɪk.wɪd/
B1 a ​substance, such as ​water, that is not ​solid or a ​gas and that can be ​pouredeasily: Mercury is a liquid at ​roomtemperature.

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liquidadjective

uk   us   /ˈlɪk.wɪd/
  • liquid adjective (SUBSTANCE)

in the ​form of a liquid: liquid ​hydrogen
liquidity
noun [U] uk   /lɪˈkwɪd.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
(Definition of liquid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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liquidnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈlɪk·wɪd/
  • liquid noun [C/U] (SUBSTANCE)

chemistry, earth science a ​substance that ​flowseasily and is neither a ​gasnor a ​solid

liquidadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈlɪk·wəd/
in the ​form of ​money, ​rather than investments or ​property, or ​able to be ​changed into ​moneyeasily: liquid ​assets
(Definition of liquid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"liquid" in Business English

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liquidadjective

uk   us   /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.
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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 ​sellingtakesplace: The ​foreignexchangemarket is the largest, most liquid ​market in the ​world.
(Definition of liquid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “liquid”
in Korean 액체…
in Arabic سائل…
in Malaysian cecair…
in French liquide…
in Russian жидкость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體…
in Italian liquido…
in Turkish sıvı…
in Polish ciecz, płyn…
in Spanish líquido…
in Vietnamese lỏng…
in Portuguese líquido…
in Thai เหลว…
in German flüssig…
in Catalan líquid…
in Japanese 液体…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体…
in Indonesian cair…
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