self-liquidating

/self'lik"wi day'ting, self"-/, adj.
1. capable of being sold and converted into cash within a short period of time or before the date on which the supplier must be paid.
2. (of a property, loan, project, investment, etc.) used or operating in such a way as to repay the money needed to acquire it: He rented half of the house to someone else so that his home loan became self-liquidating.
[1915-20]

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