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financial

adjective uk   /faɪˈnæn.ʃəl/ /fɪ-/ us  
B1 relating to money or how money is managed: financial difficulties/success financial affairs
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financially
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
B2 The project is not financially viable (= will not produce enough money). He's still financially dependent on (= regularly receives money to live from) his parents.
Translations of “financial”
in Korean 금융의…
in Arabic مالي…
in Portuguese financeiro…
in Catalan financer, econòmic…
in Japanese 財政の…
in Italian finanziario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 財務的, 財政的, 金融的…
in Russian финансовый…
in Turkish mali, parasal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 财务的, 财政的, 金融的…
in Polish finansowy…
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