Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “zaitech”

zaitech

noun [U]     /ˈzaɪtek/ FINANCE
in Japan in the 1970s and 80s, the practice of companies investing money borrowed at low interest rates so as to show higher profits than they got from their business activities alone: During the Japanese bull market of the 1980s , much adverse comment focused on the extent to which these companies engaged in zaitech.
(Definition of zaitech noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of zaitech

Word of the Day

closeness

the quality of knowing someone very well, liking them a lot, and wanting to spend a lot of time together

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More