› relating to money or the way money is managed: financial stability/security/strength Independent agencies perform rigorous analysis in order to assign financial strength ratings to America's leading corporations. financial advisor/planner/analyst She is a licensed financial advisor.financial statements/accounts/report A certified financial statement from an auditor must be filed with the annual report.financial problems/issues/difficulties Unable to overcome their financial difficulties, the company declared bankruptcy last year.
› with the purpose or aim of making a profit, rather than for any other reason: a financial buyer/investor This division, the most profitable in the group, is likely to appeal to a financial buyer. Some of these companies have a financial interest in the pending legislation. Our interest in the company is financial rather than strategic. → See also financially, financials