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Definition of solvent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[not usually before noun] having enough money to pay your debts; not in debt The company managed to remain solvent during the recession. opposite insolvent
  2. 2(technology) able to dissolve another substance, or be dissolved in another substance Lead is more solvent in acidic water.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: solvent

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