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INVESTMENT | definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

investment | Business English

He made an initial investment of $2,000. (Definition of investment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Examples of investment

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An investment return of roughly 9% a year is needed to meet those onerous obligations. We were looking at longer-term investment plays and business strategies in 2008 because things were going great.

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It is important to us to work with investment partners who share common values around quality and building for the long term. Others are trying to secure investments to begin large-scale production. Any investment, if you push its price up too much, will have a lousy return. It seems to us that it’s just a wonderful investment that we get a mega-return on. But most of what we’re seeing just reflects a perceived lack of good investment opportunities. If a technology is profitable, however, the investments will occur with or without the subsidy. We’ll find out how to make the most of a $1,000 investment. So, we all understand that in a market economy, business and investment goes where the best and growing markets are. Both, of course, say they would focus on getting the best investment returns for taxpayers. Out of sight and out of mind, this money goes into investment products chosen from the plan’s offerings. These bundlers, known as plan providers, decide which investment companies can offer investments on their platforms.

Collocations with investment

investment

These are words often used in combination with investment.

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attractive investment

These bounds on the funding ratio make equities a less attractive investment because their value is are more volatile than other asset classes.

cash investment

Growing cotton required a high initial cash investment in seeds, fertilizers and pesticides, which was not always regenerated by the marketing of the lint.

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