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English definition of “investor”

investor

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪnˈvestər/ FINANCE
a person, organization, or country that puts money into something in order to make a profit or receive interest: an investor in sth The largest investor in the non-manufacturing sector was the UK. a large/major investoran institutional/individual/private investor Much of the increase in private investor activity has come through online dealing. a foreign/international/overseas investor
→ See also angel investor, institutional investor, personal investor, professional investor, retail investor, small investor, value investor, vulture investor
(Definition of investor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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