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illiquid

[ih-lik-wid] /ɪˈlɪk wɪd/
adjective, (of an asset)
1.
not readily convertible into cash; not liquid.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; il-2 + liquid
Related forms
illiquidity, noun
illiquidly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for illiquidity

illiquid

/ɪˈlɪkwɪd/
adjective
1.
(of an asset) not easily convertible into cash
2.
(of an enterprise, organization, etc) deficient in liquid assets
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Word Origin and History for illiquidity

illiquid

adj.

1690s, from il- "not" + liquid in the financial sense.

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