liquidator

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noun liq·ui·da·tor \ˈli-kwə-ˌdā-tər\

Definition of liquidator

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

First Known Use of liquidator

circa 1828


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liquidator

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noun liq·ui·da·tor \ˈli-kwə-ˌdā-tər\

Legal Definition of liquidator

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

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