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self-financing

adjective
 
 
/ˌselfˈfaɪnænsɪŋ/ ( also self-financed) FINANCE
a self-financing project, business, etc. can grow and develop using just the profit that it produces, without needing to borrow money: The Postal Service, which is supposed to be self-financing, may need taxpayers' help.
Translations of “self-financing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自籌資金的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自筹资金的…
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