From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsolventsol‧vent1 /ˈsɒlvənt $ ˈsɑːl-/ adjective [not usually before noun] 🔊 🔊 BFLhaving enough money to pay your debts opp insolventstay/remain/keep solvent 🔊 I don’t know how we managed to remain solvent. —solvency noun [uncountable]
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solvent• Now the question is how to keep the business solvent.• They are happy merely to be solvent.• Companies need to know that those with whom they are trading are solvent and can pay for goods and services supplied to them• We've been financially solvent for the last 5 years.• It has to be emphasised that Equitable is still solvent with very substantialassets irrespective of some recentwithdrawals.stay/remain/keep solvent• Most people, even with the added burden of creditcommitments, manage to remain solvent.
solvent• His torturers poured a solvent down his nose that burned his throat.• The sensitivity can be improved and interference from other ionsdiminished by extracting the red colour with a solvent.• But a few may become heavy and frequentsolvent misusers.• Their wastes include solvents, fuels, mine tailings, radioactive wastes, and unexplodedbombs and shells.• Each layer is then subjected to a number of extractions with the other solvent.• Last year 15 year old Joanna Hughes died from burns, after fumes from the solvent she was sniffing caught fire.• Any surplusglue can be easily wiped off with a rag and then with solvent.From Longman Business Dictionarysolventsol‧vent /ˈsɒlvəntˈsɑːl-/ adjectiveFINANCEACCOUNTINGhaving enough money to pay your debts at the time they must be paidLarge companies that you think are solvent may not be. → oppositeinsolvent —solvency noun [uncountable]The solvency of insurance companies is overseen by state insurance regulators.