Definition of liquidity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//lɪˈkwɪdəti//
; NAmE NAmE//lɪˈkwɪdəti//
[uncountable] (finance) Economy
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the state of owning things of value that can easily be exchanged for cash Financial institutions must maintain sufficient liquidity to meet the demands of depositors. See related entries: Economy Word Originearly 17th cent.: from French liquidité or medieval Latin liquiditas, from Latin liquidus, from liquere ‘be liquid’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: liquidity