Investment

  • 1 Investment — or investing [British and American English, respectively.] is a term with several closely related meanings in business management, finance and economics, related to saving or deferring consumption.Investment is the choice by the individual to… …

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  • 2 investment — in·vest·ment 1 n: investiture (1) investment 2 n 1: the outlay of money usu. for income or profit: capital outlay; also: the sum invested or the property purchased 2: the commitment of funds with a view to minimizing risk and safeguarding capital …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 investment — invèstment (izg. invȅstment) m DEFINICIJA ekon. ulaganje, ob. u proizvodnju, ali i u kadrove, projekte i sl.; investicija [trgovina se pokazala kao dobar investment] SINTAGMA investment trust (izg. investment trȁst) poduzeće koje se bavi… …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 4 Investment — In*vest ment, n. 1. The act of investing, or the state of being invested. [1913 Webster] 2. That with which anyone is invested; a vestment. [1913 Webster] Whose white investments figure innocence. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mil.) The act of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Investment — Investment. См. Формовочная смесь. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 6 Investment — Investment,das:⇨Investition …

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  • 7 investment — (n.) 1590s, act of putting on vestments (a sense now found in INVESTITURE (Cf. investiture)); later act of being invested with an office, right, endowment, etc. (1640s); and surrounding and besieging of a military target (1811); see INVEST (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 investment — [n] something given, lent for a return advance, ante, asset, backing, bail, contribution, endowment, expenditure, expense, finance, financing, flutter, grant, hunch, inside, interests, investing, loan, money, piece, plunge, property, purchase,… …

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  • 9 investment — ► NOUN 1) the action or process of investing. 2) a thing worth buying because it may be profitable or useful in the future …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 investment — [in vest′mənt] n. 1. an investing or being invested 2. an outer covering 3. INVESTITURE (sense 1) 4. a) the investing of money b) the amount invested c) …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 investment — money used to purchase any capital items for the business and expected to yield an income. Glossary of Business Terms The creation of more money through the use of capital. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary This has a special regulatory meaning… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 investment — An expenditure to acquire property or other assets in order to produce revenue; the asset so acquired. The placing of capital or laying out of money in a way intended to secure income or profit from its employment. Securities & Exchange… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 investment — An expenditure to acquire property or other assets in order to produce revenue; the asset so acquired. The placing of capital or laying out of money in a way intended to secure income or profit from its employment. Securities & Exchange… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 investment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ excellent, good, productive, profitable, sound, successful, wise, worthwhile ▪ bad, poor …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 investment — /in vest meuhnt/, n. 1. the investing of money or capital in order to gain profitable returns, as interest, income, or appreciation in value. 2. a particular instance or mode of investing. 3. a thing invested in, as a business, a quantity of… …

    Universalium

  • 16 investment — in|vest|ment W1 [ınˈvestmənt] n 1.) [U and C] the use of money to get a profit or to make a business activity successful, or the money that is used ▪ Foreign investment in Taiwan rose by 79% last year. ▪ A Certificate of Deposit remains one of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 investment — [[t]ɪnve̱smənt[/t]] ♦♦ investments 1) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp, oft N in n Investment is the activity of investing money. He said the government must introduce tax incentives to encourage investment... One of the most important changes concerns… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 investment */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈves(t)mənt] / US [ɪnˈvestmənt] noun Word forms investment : singular investment plural investments 1) a) [countable/uncountable] business money used in a way that may earn you more money, for example money used for buying property or… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 investment — in|vest|ment [ ın vestmənt ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount money used in a way that may earn you more money, for example money used for buying property or STOCK in a company: Her investments were mainly in technology stocks. an investment banker …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 investment — n. 1) to make an investment 2) a bad, poor; good, lucrative, profitable; solid, sound investment 3) heavy; long term; overseas investments 4) an investment in (investments in oil stocks) * * * [ɪn vestmənt] good long term lucrative overseas… …

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