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illiquid

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adjective il·liq·uid \(ˌ)i(l)-ˈlik-wəd\

Definition of illiquid

  1. 1 :  not being cash or readily convertible into cash <illiquid holdings>

  2. 2 :  deficient in liquid assets <an illiquid bank>

illiquidity play \-ˌli-ˈkwi-də-tē\ noun


1913

First Known Use of illiquid

1913


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