self-liquidating

adjective
self-liq·​ui·​dat·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈli-kwə-ˌdā-tiŋ How to pronounce self-liquidating (audio) \

Definition of self-liquidating

1 : of or relating to a commercial transaction in which goods are converted into cash in a short time
2 : generating funds from its own operations to repay the investment made to create it a self-liquidating housing project

First Known Use of self-liquidating

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of self-liquidating was in 1851

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“Self-liquidating.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-liquidating. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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