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English definition of “IRR”


noun [C]     FINANCE
abbreviation for internal rate of return : a calculation that measures how much profit an investment makes, without considering things such as interest rates or inflation : They had made an IRR of about 25%, which was extremely good.
(Definition of IRR noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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