Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which liquidates or settles; specifically, in Great Britain, in com., an officer appointed to conduct the winding up of the affairs of a firm or company, to bring and defend actions and suits in its name, and to do all necessary acts on behalf of the firm or company: called a receiver in the United States.
- n. One who liquidates.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, liquidates.
- n. engraving An officer appointed to conduct the winding up of a company, to bring and defend actions and suits in its name, and to do all necessary acts on behalf of the company.
- n. a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
- n. (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
“He called in the obituary notice to the Times, called the small list of people in her address book, arranged for the funeral Mass, and called a liquidator he had met socially and arranged to meet him at the apartment and inventory the contents.”
“Although known as a liquidator, Gordon Brothers committed to operate at least 175 of the 210 stores.”
“He said that according to all the advice Medoro has received from lawyers and the Colombian government, the liquidator is the one person who can sell the property, and he agreed to sell to Medoro.”
“In 2006, he said, contributors helped him document how Russian federal authorities had sent a special "liquidator" squad to Ingushetia that was preparing to assassinate people who had been identified as insurgents.”
“Two years later, Mr. Sullivan decided to expand, feeling there was an opportunity to sell hardwood flooring at "liquidator" prices, and to take on traditional home-improvement and flooring retailers.”
“When they tried to return it — Circuit City's liquidator told them the merchandise was sold "as is" and cannot be returned for any reason.”
“Under the deals, buyers pay funds such as one run by Fairfield Greenwich Group, where Mr. Krys is serving as a liquidator.”
“Progress is very, very slow in that case," says the liquidator Joe Gannon, a partner at Sligo-based Gilroy Gannon chartered accountants.”
“Earlier this week, HSBC Bank Canada, a subsidiary of London-based HSBC Holdings Plc HBC, said it completed the first yuan-denominated settlement for Maynards Industries Ltd., a Vancouver-based liquidator of industrial equipment, which recently opened offices in Shanghai and Beijing.”
“And now an investigation by a court-appointed liquidator into the relationship between Johnston's parent company, a plethora of interlinked companies and Ashcroft's British Caribbean Bank BCB, is raising as many questions as it answers.”
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