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English definition of “liquidate”

liquidate

verb [T]    /ˈlɪk·wɪˌdeɪt/
to sell your investments or property to make them available in the form of money: Investors have started to liquidate their mutual funds. Someone who liquidates a business closes it and sells what it owns.
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