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"liquidator" in British English

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liquidatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɪk.wɪ.deɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
one of the ​people in ​charge of ​closing a ​company
(Definition of liquidator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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liquidatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɪkwɪdeɪtər/  us   /-ṱɚ/
LAW, FINANCE an ​officialperson or ​organization that is given the ​job of ​closing a ​company, by ​selling its ​assets so that its ​debts can be ​paid: The liquidator ​appointed an ​expert to ​value the company's ​machinery.
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(Definition of liquidator from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “liquidator”
in Chinese (Simplified) 清算人,清盘人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清算人,清盤人…
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