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financial

adjective [usually before noun]
 
 
/faɪˈnænʃəl/
relating to money or the way money is managed: financial stability/security/strength Independent agencies perform rigorous analysis in order to assign financial strength ratings to America's leading corporations. financial advisor/planner/analyst She is a licensed financial advisor.financial statements/accounts/report A certified financial statement from an auditor must be filed with the annual report.financial problems/issues/difficulties Unable to overcome their financial difficulties, the company declared bankruptcy last year.
with the purpose or aim of making a profit, rather than for any other reason: a financial buyer/investor This division, the most profitable in the group, is likely to appeal to a financial buyer. Some of these companies have a financial interest in the pending legislation. Our interest in the company is financial rather than strategic.
→  See also financially , financials
Translations of “financial”
in Korean 금융의…
in Arabic مالي…
in Portuguese financeiro…
in Catalan financer, econòmic…
in Japanese 財政の…
in Italian finanziario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 財務的, 財政的, 金融的…
in Russian финансовый…
in Turkish mali, parasal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 财务的, 财政的, 金融的…
in Polish finansowy…
(Definition of financial from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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