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English definition of “financial”


adjective     /faɪˈnæn.ʃəl/ /fɪ-/
B1 relating to money or how money is managed : financial difficulties / success financial affairs Economics and the state of the economy financially     /-i/ adverb 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 .Economics and the state of the economy
(Definition of financial adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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