liquidator definition

  • noun:
    • one that liquidates.
    • a person who, or that which, liquidates.
    • An officer appointed to conduct the winding up of a business, to bring and guard actions and matches in its title, and also to do all necessary functions with respect to the business.
    • a person who or that which liquidates or settles; especially, in the uk, in com., an officer appointed to perform the winding up regarding the affairs of a strong or organization, to carry and guard actions and matches with its name, and also to do-all necessary functions on the behalf of the firm or business: known as a receiver in the United States.
    • a criminal just who commits homicide (whom executes the unlawful premeditated killing of some other person)
    • (legislation) someone (usually appointed by a court of law) whom liquidates possessions or preserves all of them for benefit of affected parties

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