Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of liquidate.
  • adj. Set; ascertained; made certain by operation of law.

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Examples

  • Remember how quickly Lenin liquidated his own supporters once he eliminated the opposition?

    Rahm Emanuel is right not to worry. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • Some of you may be surprised to see Mr. Jerrold here in person-in as much as our notice card intimated that he had been "liquidated" - which process we have come to understand in recent years is somewhat of an ordeal.

    The Present Condition of England

  • The largest trade saw 20,000 April $45 calls liquidated and the same number of April $50 calls bought.

    Options Traders Bet on Cooling Tyco

  • In addition to contending they have an escape clause in the contract, Cerberus and Chatham point to a so-called liquidated damages clause, which they believe makes them liable for nothing beyond the loss of their $20 million deposit.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The debts of this third class, that is, the liquidated debt, is the object of your inquiry.

    Memoir Correspondence And Miscellanies

  • Meanwhile, only 1.5 million homes have been liquidated, that is, they've been repossessed from a delinquent borrower and sold off to a buyer capable of making monthly payments.

    US Market Commentary from Seeking Alpha

  • Geert Wilders needs to be politically liquidated, that is the only intention of this trial.

    The Brussels Journal - The Voice of Conservatism in Europe

  • And it includes a type of fine - called liquidated damages - that can be imposed if ICC isn't performing at the required level, Lamm said.

    IdahoStatesman.com News Updates

  • • Based on historical trend analysis by Amherst Securities, 6.94 million homes that are already delinquent will be liquidated, which is more than a one-year supply of distressed sales poised to hit the market sometime in 2010 and 2011.

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  • Senior officials of the Obama administration have publicly stated that an American citizen can be 'liquidated' any place and anytime based on an arbitrary judgment by unidentified persons using unidentified criteria that such a person posed a threat (not necessarily imminent) to the lives of Americans somewhere in the world at some time in the future.

    Michael Brenner: A Phony War

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  • DOROTHY
    Please, sir. We've done what you told us.
    We've brought you the broomstick of the
    Wicked Witch of the West. We melted her.

    OZ'S VOICE
    Oh ....

    ...you liquidated her, eh? Very....

    ...resourceful!

    June 11, 2010