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1‘if the company was liquidated, there would be enough funds released to honour the debts’
close down, wind up, put into liquidation, dissolve, break up, disband, terminate
2‘he would normally have liquidated his share portfolio’
convert to cash, convert, cash, cash in, sell off, sell up, realize
3‘the fund was raided for purposes other than liquidating the public debt’
pay off, pay, pay in full, settle, clear, discharge, square, make good, honour, defray, satisfy, account for
4‘nationalist rivals were liquidated in bloody purges’
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