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paper profit

noun [C or U]
 
 
( also paper gain) FINANCE
an increase in the value of an investment, etc. that appears in accounts, but that does not involve a real increase in cash, for example shares that have risen in value but that have not been sold: The company has 1 million share options which are showing a paper profit of about £135,000.
Translations of “paper profit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尚未實現的)帳面利潤, 假想利潤…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尚未实现的)账面利润…
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