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private investmentnoun [C or U]

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FINANCE moneyinvested by ​companies, ​financialorganizations, or other ​investors, rather than by a ​government: Research should be ​based on a ​partnership of public and ​privateinvestment. a privateinvestmentcompany/​firm/​groupattract/encourage private investment Up to $500 million will be used to ​attractprivateinvestment in energy-related ​economicdevelopment, ​includingsolarmanufacturing and ​biofuels.
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