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liquidnoun [C/U]

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

chemistry, earth science a substance that flows easily and is neither a gas nor a solid

liquidadjective [not gradable]

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







"liquid" in British English

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liquidnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈlɪk.wɪd/  us   /ˈlɪk.wɪd/
B1 a substance, such as water, that is not solid or a gas and that can be poured easily: Mercury is a liquid at room temperature.

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liquidadjective

uk   /ˈlɪk.wɪd/  us   /ˈlɪk.wɪd/
(Definition of liquid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 selling takes place: The foreign exchange market 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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