noun Date: circa 1727 the quality or state of being solvent

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  • solvency — sol·ven·cy / säl vən sē/ n: the quality or state of being solvent Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. solvency …   Law dictionary

  • Solvency — Sol ven*cy (s[o^]l ven*s[y^]), n. [See {Solvent}.] The quality or state of being solvent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solvency — 1727; see SOLVENT (Cf. solvent) + CY (Cf. cy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • solvency — [säl′vən sē, sôl′vən sē] n. a solvent state or quality …   English World dictionary

  • solvency — The condition of having sufficient funds to cover losses. In the short term, solvency is a manifestation of liquidity. Fundamentally, however, solvency is a function of capital adequacy. See insolvency Ability to meet obligations. Bloomberg… …   Financial and business terms

  • Solvency — In finance, solvency is the ability of an entity to pay its debts with available cash. Solvency can also be described as the ability of a corporation to meet its long term fixed expenses and to accomplish long term expansion and growth. The… …   Wikipedia

  • solvency — The condition of a person having sufficient assets to meet his obligations as they mature in the ordinary course of business. Ability to pay one s debts, not a mere disposition to pay. Janes v Scott, 59 Pa 178. A word which implies as well the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Solvency — The ability of a corporation to meet its long term fixed expenses and to accomplish long term expansion and growth. The better a company s solvency, the better it is financially. When a company is insolvent, it means that it can no longer operate …   Investment dictionary

  • solvency — [[t]sɒ̱lv(ə)nsi[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu with supp A person or organization s solvency is their ability to pay their debts …   English dictionary

  • solvency — Ability to pay debts as they mature and become due. Ability to pay debts in the usual and ordinary course of business. Jeck v. O Meara, 343 Mo. 559, 122 S.W.2d 897, 903. Present ability of debtor to pay out of his estate all his debts. Excess of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • solvency — solvent ► ADJECTIVE 1) having assets in excess of liabilities. 2) able to dissolve other substances. ► NOUN ▪ the liquid in which another substance is dissolved to form a solution. DERIVATIVES solvency noun …   English terms dictionary

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