Definition of 'investment'

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Example sentences containing 'investment'

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It can take time for a good investment to reach its full potential. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That would help to boost investment growth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He persuaded them to put money into bogus investment deals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then there is the unseen financial investment agents make in young players. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It costs a serious investment in time and money to qualify to become an expert. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Top of the list of concerns is the impact on foreign investment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is the wrong signal to be sending at a time when the government is looking to encourage investment in employee health and wellbeing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But which festive TV home would have proved the wisest property investment? The Sun (2016)Their investment cost 50 million What is their record with managers? Times, Sunday Times (2017)This would help to spur investment in broadband and mobile phone networks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Investment houses tend to install their stars to run these vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You want the people working with you to have an emotional investment in your enterprise. Kiam, Victor Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)You have to make investments while serving in ministry to get the return on investment you want. Christianity Today (2000)The town council hopes that football success will encourage investment and regeneration. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Let us look more closely at the investment in real assets. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)This is likely to drive yet more savers to switch their money into investment properties. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We need the right kind of lending and capital investment to get the economy growing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And it is thanks to a growing economy and investment rather than huge handouts. The Sun (2012)What turns a stamp into a good investment? Times, Sunday Times (2012)We had to decide whether to increase investment or take time out and reduce our exposure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is the case that airports need capital investment and that government needs to ensure that occurs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We think this is important for all investment trusts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Spending on infrastructure will prove a wise investment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We need infrastructure and regulations to cope with the effects of foreign investment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Which means that your investment should remain strong. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The investment has helped to keep the city centre dry in normal years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What if it makes 10% on its investment? Times, Sunday Times (2008)To discover the delights of flow, you must make some initial investment of effort. Paul Martin MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)For the investment bankers, the omens are auspicious. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A further 40 million of investment in a dinosaur park is planned. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

Synonyms of 'investment'

investing, backing, funding, financing
sacrifice, surrender, relinquishment

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Translations for 'investment'

British English: investment /ɪnˈvɛstmənt/ NOUN
Investment is the activity of investing money.
They are looking for pension and investment advice.
  • American English: investment
  • Arabic: إِسْتِثْمَارٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: investimento
  • Chinese: 投资
  • Croatian: ulaganje
  • Czech: investice
  • Danish: investering
  • Dutch: investering
  • European Spanish: inversión
  • Finnish: sijoitus
  • French: investissement
  • German: Investition
  • Greek: επένδυση
  • Italian: investimento
  • Japanese: 投資
  • Korean: 투자
  • Norwegian: investering
  • Polish: inwestycja
  • European Portuguese: investimento
  • Romanian: investiție
  • Russian: инвестиция
  • Spanish: inversión
  • Swedish: investering
  • Thai: การลงทุน
  • Turkish: yatırım
  • Ukrainian: інвестиція
  • Vietnamese: sự đầu tư


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