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Synonyms for liquidation
ˌlɪk wɪˈdeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. liquidation, settlement(noun)

    termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities

    village, colonization, closure, settlement, resolution, small town, extermination, colonisation, elimination, colony

  2. extermination, liquidation(noun)

    the act of exterminating

    extermination, settlement, elimination, extinction

  3. elimination, liquidation(noun)

    the murder of a competitor

    reasoning by elimination, excretion, riddance, excreting, settlement, extermination, elimination, voiding, evacuation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. liquidation(n.)

    settlement, discharge, adjustment, payment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "liquidation":

    winding-up, wind-up, settlement, selloff, clearance, disposition, clearing, disposal, windings-up, pun, dissolution, liquidated, sell-off

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How to use liquidation in a sentence?

  1. Petro Poroshenko:

    Moscow was preparing to the liquidation and tearing Ukraine apart long before the victory of No Maidan in Russia. They were expecting the fall of President Viktor Yanukovych and accelerated the course of events.

  2. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    This is a liquidation cycle. All of these things that were so loved are being sold. We have a 'sell the winners mentality'.

  3. Winston Churchill:

    I have not become the Kings First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire.

  4. Satvinder Singh:

    Because of regulatory requirements, some of the western banks all over the world are no longer providing the same size of lines, liquidity as they used to, i think it's very welcoming to see Asian financial institutions like the Bank of China stepping up and being able to commit in building up both in terms of quality of sophistication and in terms of size of liquidation that the market needs.

  5. Joel Ng:

    If highly leveraged offshore and marine companies are unable to raise capital from equity markets, then they will be left with very little other options other than to file for liquidation or for judicial management.

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