In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(en una tienda)sale[ S ] liquidación de fin de temporada — end of season sale
- [ S ] liquidación total — clearance sale
- [ S ] liquidación de existencias — sale of entire stock
- [ S ] liquidación por cierre — closing down sale
2.1(de un negocio, una compañía)liquidation
2.2(de un activo)liquidation
3.1(de una cuenta, deuda)settlementliquidation formal
3.2(cuenta final) final account(cantidad) final payment(cantidad) settlement
3.3(pago)paymentel contable preparó la liquidación de mis impuestos — the accountant worked out my tax return / calculated my tax liability
- se hizo la liquidación de lo que correspondía a cada uno — (se calculó) we/they worked out / calculated how much was due to each person
3.4Mexico (compensación por despido)severance payredundancy pay
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