Translation of liquidation in Spanish:

liquidation

Pronunciation: /ˌlɪkwəˈdeɪʃən; ˌlɪkwɪˈdeɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1 u and c [Finance] [Law/Derecho] liquidación (feminine) to go into liquidation entrar en liquidación
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    • One month after these events it went into liquidation owing creditors over £100,000.
    • It went into examinership in August after its British business went into liquidation and it was forced to close offices worldwide.
    • During the time he spent behind bars his business went into liquidation.
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    • But private equity investors especially covet the fact that they stand ahead of holders of the common for the proceeds of asset liquidation in the event of bankruptcy
    • The whole idea of liquidation is that all assets are liquidated and the proceeds distributed equitably in accordance with the law.
    • Consequently, older borrowers are less vulnerable to external income and expense shocks because they tend to have more assets available for liquidation.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (killing) matanza (feminine)
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    • How could a collaborator of the British and a pledged advocate of violent liquidation of minorities, Muslims in particular, be invited to this function?
    • We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence… on pain of liquidation.
    • Take Stalin's liquidation of the kulaks, or the Nazis' mass murder of the Jews.

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