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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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