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  • 1.

    lacking easy access to cash used to describe a person or business that lacks cash or assets such as securities that can readily be converted into cash

  • 2.

    not easily convertible to cash used to describe an asset that cannot be easily converted into cash

Definitions of ’illiquid’ and meaning of ’illiquid’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’illiquid’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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