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"investor" in British English

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investornoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˈves.tər/  us   /ɪnˈves.t̬ɚ/
B2 a person who puts money into something in order to make a profit or get an advantage: A New York investor offered to acquire the company's shares for $13 each. Small investors (= people who invest only a small amount of money) are hoping that the markets will improve.

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(Definition of investor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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investornoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈves·tər/
a person or group of people that puts its money into a business or other organization in order to make a profit: Many stock-market investors who wanted to sell couldn’t find any buyers.
(Definition of investor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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investornoun [C]

uk   us   /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
(Definition of investor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “investor”
in Arabic مُستَثمِر…
in Korean 투자가…
in Portuguese investidor, -ora…
in Catalan inversor, -a…
in Japanese 投資家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 投资者…
in Turkish yatırımcı, mudî, yatırım yapan…
in Russian инвестор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 投資者…
in Italian investitore, -trice…
in Polish inwestor…
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