Definition of solvency in US English:

solvency

noun

  • The possession of assets in excess of liabilities; ability to pay one's debts.

    ‘the company was confident that solvency could be maintained’
    • ‘I will face the situation in a healthy way, which will cause me to grow and will not put my solvency at risk.’
    • ‘This paper examines the issue of fiscal solvency in industrial and emerging market countries.’
    • ‘Account solvency could help the department better monitor and manage the account balance.’
    • ‘Solvency implies that the present value of government disbursements should not exceed the present value of revenues.’
    • ‘Bank solvency is exaggerated, but it is exaggerated less under international auditing than under central bank auditing.’

Pronunciation

solvency

/ˈsɑlv(ə)nsi//ˈsälv(ə)nsē/