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Significado de “investment” - Diccionario Inglés

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investmentnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ɪnˈvest.mənt/
B2 the ​act of putting ​money, ​effort, ​time, etc. into something to make a ​profit or get an ​advantage, or the ​money, ​effort, ​time, etc. used to do this: The ​governmentwanted an ​inflow of ​foreign investment. Stocks are ​regarded as good ​long-term investments. The ​accountrequires a ​minimum investment of €1,000. There's been a ​significant investment of ​time and ​energy in ​order to make the ​project a ​success.
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investmentnoun [C/U]

 us   /ɪnˈvest·mənt/
the ​act of putting ​money or ​effort into something to make a ​profit or ​achieve a ​result: [C] realestate investments [U] There’s an ​awful lot of ​foreign investment in the US.
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investmentnoun

uk   us   /ɪnˈvestmənt/ FINANCE
[C or U] the ​act of putting ​money into a ​business to ​buy new ​stock, ​machines, etc., or a ​sum of ​money that is ​invested in a ​business in this way: investment in sth The ​company has ​increased its investment in ​research. They ​plan to ​maintain their ​current level of investment. We've made a significant investment in IT.
[U] the ​act of ​buyingshares, ​bonds, ​property, etc. in ​order to make a ​profit: investment in sth Investment in China has ​increased considerably. attract/encourage investment long-term/​short-term investment domestic/​foreign/​overseas investment private/​public investment The ​fundmanager makes all investment decisions. We're always looking for investment ​opportunities.
[C] something such as ​shares, ​bonds, or ​property that you ​buy in ​order to make a ​profit: good/​bad/​risky investment The ​fund was ​billed as an especially safe investment option.
[C] an ​amount of ​money that you ​invest in something: an investment of sth The ​planrequires an ​estimated investment of €80 to €120 million. A ​businesstries to get the best return on its investment. He made an initial investment of $2,000. the maximum/​minimum investment
(Definition of investment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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