Meaning of “return on investment” in the English Dictionary


"return on investment" in Business English

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return on investmentnoun [ U ]

uk us abbreviation ROI

FINANCE, ACCOUNTING the profit from an activity for a particular period compared with the amount invested in it:

Weekly sales are running well ahead of the levels required for a 25% return on investment.

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