Meaning of “bad investment” in the English Dictionary

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"bad investment" in Business English

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bad investmentnoun [ C or U ]

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FINANCE an investment in which you do not make a profit, or make less profit than you hoped:

Property has proved to be a bad investment over the last few years.
Bad investment over a number of years has led to this situation.

(Definition of “bad investment” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)