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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

investment

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

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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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