liquidator

noun
liq·​ui·​da·​tor | \ ˈli-kwə-ˌdā-tər How to pronounce liquidator (audio) \

Definition of liquidator

: one that liquidates especially : an individual appointed by law to liquidate assets

Examples of liquidator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Documents filed with Companies House show that the couple have appointed a liquidator to supervise the winding down of the nonprofit. The Editors, Marie Claire, 18 May 2021 Rosborough called the liquidator and told him not to come just yet. Andrew Kornylak, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 May 2021 In November, EBay launched a partnership with wholesale liquidator Bulq that lets resellers tap into items customers returned to Target and other big retailers. Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2021 Local leaders expected the Mitsubishi plant to be leveled after the automaker sold it to a liquidator. Matt Mcfarland, CNN, 24 Mar. 2021 After an item is sent back to the retailer, the company must assess its condition and decide whether to resell it, send it to a liquidator or the landfill. Anne D'innocenzio, USA TODAY, 25 Dec. 2020 After an item is sent back to the retailer, the company must assess its condition and decide whether to resell it, send it to a liquidator or the landfill. Anne D'innocenzio, USA TODAY, 25 Dec. 2020 Solo castmate Phoebe Waller-Bridge as the better, equally deadly half to his liquidator. Halle Kiefer, Vulture, 13 Feb. 2021 After an item is sent back to the retailer, the company must assess its condition and decide whether to resell it, send it to a liquidator or the landfill. Anne D'innocenzio, USA TODAY, 25 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of liquidator

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of liquidator was circa 1828

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“Liquidator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liquidator. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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liquidator

noun
liq·​ui·​da·​tor | \ ˈli-kwə-ˌdā-tər How to pronounce liquidator (audio) \

Legal Definition of liquidator

: one that liquidates especially : an individual appointed by law to liquidate assets — compare receiver

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