elimination vs liquidation what difference

what is difference between elimination and liquidation

English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

elimination (countable and uncountable, plural eliminations)

  1. The act of eliminating, expelling or throwing off.
  2. The act of excluding a losing contestant from a match, tournament, or other competition.
  3. (television) The act of voting off or throwing off a contestant in a reality television competition.
  4. (biology) The act of discharging or excreting waste products or foreign substances through the various emunctories.
  5. (mathematics) The act of causing a quantity to disappear from an equation; especially, in the operation of deducing from several equations containing several unknown quantities a less number of equations containing a less number of unknown quantities.
  6. (logic) The act of obtaining by separation, or as the result of eliminating; deduction.
  7. (accounting) The act of recording amounts in a consolidation statement to remove the effects of inter-company transactions.

Related terms

  • eliminable
  • eliminant
  • eliminate
  • eliminative
  • eliminator
  • eliminatory

Translations

References



English

Etymology

liquidate +‎ -ion

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌlɪkwəˈdeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

liquidation (countable and uncountable, plural liquidations)

  1. The act of exchange of an asset of lesser liquidity with a more liquid one, such as cash.
  2. The selling of the assets of a business as part of the process of dissolving the business.
  3. (euphemistic) Murder of dehumanized victims by a regime (and possibly its allies).

Related terms

  • liquid
  • liquidate
  • liquidator
  • liquidity
  • liquidizer
  • liquor

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /li.ki.da.sjɔ̃/

Noun

liquidation f (plural liquidations)

  1. sale, liquidation (sale of goods at reduced prices)
  2. liquidation

Further reading

  • “liquidation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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