liquidity

[li-kwid-i-tee]
noun
1.
a liquid state or quality.
2.
the ability or ease with which assets can be converted into cash.

Origin:
1610–20; < Latin liquiditās. See liquid, -ity

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liquidity (lɪˈkwɪdɪtɪ)
 
n
1.  the possession of sufficient liquid assets to discharge current liabilities
2.  the state or quality of being liquid

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liquidity
1610s, from L. liquiditatem, from liquidus (see liquid).
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liquidity [(li-kwid-uh-tee)]

The condition of having enough money on hand to meet financial obligations without having to sell fixed assets, such as machinery or equipment.

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Example sentences
Inflation traps my liquidity and puts me outside of my comfort zone.
He's quite proud of having provided needed liquidity during the crisis.
At its onset, the turmoil in financial markets was described as a liquidity
  crisis.
Everything changes when you're in the liquidity trap.
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