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