Etymology
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liquidator (n.)

1825, agent noun in Latin form from liquidate (v.). By 1949 in the "killer" sense.

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Definitions of liquidator

liquidator (n.)
a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being);
Synonyms: murderer / manslayer
liquidator (n.)
(law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties;
Synonyms: receiver
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