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self-liquidating

Syllabification: self-liq·ui·dat·ing

Definition of self-liquidating in English:

adjective

1Denoting an asset that earns back its original cost out of income over a fixed period.
Example sentences
  • When the consumer pays something, this is known as a self-liquidating premium because the price asked of the consumer is set to cover the cost of the premium to the brand.
1.1Denoting a loan used to finance a project that will bring a sufficient return to pay back the loan and its interest and leave a profit.
Example sentences
  • There is a benign form that springs up naturally in a free-market to extend short-term, self-liquidating credit.
  • In other words, he wanted government deficits to be temporary, moderate, and self-liquidating.

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