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English definition of “cash in”

cash in

phrasal verb with cash
 
 
/kæʃ/ verb, T
[I or T] FINANCE to exchange something such as an investment for cash: cash in shares/bonds These bonds can be cashed in at any time. If you own a with-profits policy, you're likely to have to pay an adjustment if you ever want to cash it in. You should regularly review your securities; it may be time to cash in and look for another opportunity.
[I] informal , often disapproving to make money from a situation, especially in a way that is not fair or honest: They have cashed in at the expense of ordinary sports fans.cash in on sth The parade has become very commercialized as businesses have cashed in on the 'pink pound'.
(Definition of cash in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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