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solvent

  
1    solid, sound, unindebted  
2    dissolvent     (rare)   resolvent  
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solvent

  
  ( solvents    plural  )
1       adj   If a person or a company is solvent, they have enough money to pay all their debts.     (BUSINESS)   usu v-link ADJ     (Antonym: insolvent)    They're going to have to show that the company is now solvent.     
2       n-mass   A solvent is a liquid that can dissolve other substances.  
...a small amount of cleaning solvent., ...industrial solvents.     


solvent abuse     
Solvent abuse is the dangerous practice of breathing in the gases from substances such as glue in order to feel as if you are drunk.  
  (BRIT)  
FORMAL      n-uncount  

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solve, sole, solemn, solemnity

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