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Investment

The placement of a particular sum of money in business ventures, real estate, or Securities of a permanent nature so that it will produce an income.

investment

n. the money put into use for profit, or the property or business interest purchased for profit. (See: invest)

investment

noun backing, capital invested, capital outlay, employment of capital, endowment, financial backkng, financing, invested capital, invested money, invested property, loan, loan at interest, outlay, speculation, venture
Associated concepts: investment broker, investment connract, investment security, investment trust
See also: advance, advancement, binder, deputation, equity, expenditure, fund, loan, securities, security, share, stock, venture

investment

the process by which funds are deployed with the object of producing gain, either in the form of income or addition to capital.
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The economic investment promoters being part of the Agency for Foreign Investments and Export Promotion "Invest in Macedonia" met Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski Tuesday.
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The bond will offer loans from pounds 50,000 to pounds 2m to social enterprises and other community organisations that are creating jobs and bringing economic investment, regeneration and development to the area.
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