Definition of 'solvent'
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Just enough profit to keep us solvent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Under this plan the rest of the company would remain a solvent listed business. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They could not do so and remain solvent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That way they get the buzz and stay solvent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is used as a solvent in the electronics industry. The Sun (2009)It can be bought online and is used as a solvent or stain remover. The Sun (2008)Lyttelton was praised for competent crisis management and keeping the company solvent while continuing to pay a yearly dividend. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)Many companies were left with heavy debt burdens and will have to sell assets or improve performance to stay solvent. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The profit warning comes as airlines around the world are struggling to remain solvent in the face of tough economic headwinds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's a gimmick that keeps many orchestras solvent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What struggling banks needed was not short-term liquidity but more permanent capital from shareholders to remain solvent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Something will have to give, if those nations are to remain fiscally solvent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At three times in our history, we had to sell more stock to remain solvent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Now the club needs to find 18m before the end of the season to stay solvent. The Sun (2009)You will need the support of 75% of the shareholders to place the company into a solvent liquidation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)PwC said that the company had a number of subsidiary and fellow group companies that remained solvent and were not subject to an insolvency process. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The deal to keep Greece solvent is founded on the notion that austerity is necessary if the country is again to prosper. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For the bank to remain solvent, it needs access to day-to-day cash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)West Ham must stay solvent - and stay up. The Sun (2009)In 2002 it was forced to launch a 277 million rescue rights issue to stay solvent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'solvent'
British English: solvent /ˈsɒlvənt/ NOUN
A solvent is a liquid that can dissolve other substances.
...a small amount of cleaning solvent.
- American English: solvent
- Arabic: مُذِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: solvente
- Chinese: 溶剂
- Croatian: razrjeđivač
- Czech: rozpouštědlo
- Danish: opløsningsmiddel
- Dutch: oplosmiddel
- European Spanish: disolvente
- Finnish: liuotin
- French: dissolvant
- German: Lösungsmittel
- Greek: διαλύτης
- Italian: solvente
- Japanese: 溶剤
- Korean: 용제
- Norwegian: løsemiddel
- Polish: rozpuszczalnik
- European Portuguese: dissolvente
- Romanian: solvent
- Russian: растворитель
- Spanish: disolvente
- Swedish: lösningsmedel
- Thai: ตัวทำละลาย
- Turkish: çözücü
- Ukrainian: розчинник
- Vietnamese: dung môi
British English: solvent ADJECTIVE
If a person or a company is solvent, they have enough money to pay all their debts.
They're going to have to show that the company is now solvent.
Definition of solvent from the Collins English Dictionary
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