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li kwi dayt

  • v  get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
    The mafia liquidated the informer
  • v  eliminate by paying off (debts)
  • v  convert into cash
    I had to liquidate my holdings to pay off my ex-husband
  • v  settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off
    liquidate a company

  • Most hedge funds do not regularly liquidate their entire portfolio, so they report unrealized gains to their investors and to the public.
  • Hoover passes a stern judgment on Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon, whose only formula, says Hoover, was: "Liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate the farmers .
  • Or maybe your marriage breaks up, and you have to liquidate your assets at today's prices.

  • Radovan Karadzic in Newsday
    This court is representing itself falsely as a court of the international community, whereas it is in fact a court of NATO, whose aim is to liquidate me,said Karadzic, who faces charges relating to the 1995 massacre of 8,000 male Muslims in...
  • Carlyle in Reuters
    The company is in ongoing negotiations with the remaining lenders, who hold approximately $16 billion in securities, and, if a mutually beneficial agreement is not reached, some of these lenders may also liquidate their securities,Carlyle...
  • Alan Greenspan in Chicago Tribune
    Asked what would happen if the government cannot find a way to reach a deal on Lehman without public money, Greenspan said, "They have to make a very key decision as to whether or not they allow it to liquidate or they support it. And those are very...

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