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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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liquidityli‧quid‧i‧ty /lɪˈkwɪdəti/ noun [uncountable] technical  1 BFwhen a business or a person has money or goods that can be sold to pay debts2 LIQUIDthe state of being liquid
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liquidityThe balance of items in this range is influenced by two important considerations: profitability and liquidity.The attraction of options and futures, our specialty item, was that they offered both liquidity and fantastic leverage.The incentive to borrow was raised still further by a reduction in the costs of bankruptcy and an increase in market liquidity.Thus far we have seen that current assets are listed in order of liquidity, or nearness to cash.In order of priority, these criteria are safety, liquidity, and yield.The second liquidity need is the same liquidity need that individuals have-firms need to maintain some cash balances to meet unexpected emergencies.But they must always have sufficient liquidity to cover the possibility of any withdrawals.
From Longman Business Dictionaryliquidityli‧quid‧i‧ty /lɪˈkwɪdəti/ noun [uncountable]1ECONOMICS the amount of money in an economy at a particular timeThe central bank injected liquidity into the economy (=increased liquidity) last month when it began repurchasing government bonds. see also money supply2FINANCE when investments can easily be bought and sold on a particular financial marketAs investors learned in the last stock market crash, liquidity can disappear quickly when everyone tries to sell at once.3FINANCEACCOUNTING the ability of a company to make payments to employees and suppliers, interest payments to banks etcDisappointing sales and resulting losses have caused liquidity problems.4BANKING the ability of a bank to pay back people and organizations that have put money in the bank and that want to take their money outCustomers began withdrawing deposits, causing difficulties for the liquidity of the bank.
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