- Dissolution is defined as ending or breaking apart.
An example of dissolution is death.
dissolution definition by Webster's New World
- a breaking up or into parts; disintegration
- the termination, as of a business, association, or union
- the ending of life; death
- the dismissal of an assembly or adjournment of a meeting
Origin: Middle English dissolucioun ; from Classical Latin dissolutio
dissolution definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Decomposition into fragments or parts; disintegration.
- Indulgence in sensual pleasures; debauchery.
- Termination or extinction by disintegration or dispersion: The dissolution of the empire was remarkably swift.
- Extinction of life; death.
- Annulment or termination of a formal or legal bond, tie, or contract.
- Formal dismissal of an assembly or legislature.
- Reduction to a liquid form; liquefaction.
- disˈso·luˌtive adjective
dissolution - Business Definition
- Termination of a corporation's legal existence.
- Termination of a contract.
dissolution - Investment & Finance Definition
The process of legally dissolving a corporation. Dissolution is achieved when a company’s lenders are paid off, property and assets are sold, and any remaining cash is distributed to the company’s shareholders.Webster's New World Finance and Investment Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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