Translation of "finance" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈfaɪ.næns/ us /ˈfaɪ.næns/

B2 [ U ] (the management of) a supply of money

corporate/personal/public finance 企业财务/个人理财/公共财政
the minister of finance/the finance minister 财政部长
You need to speak to someone in the finance department. 你需要和财务部的人谈一谈。
The finance committee controls the school's budget. 财务委员会掌管着学校的预算。
finances [ plural ]

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  • This report gives a global picture of the company's finances.
  • At the project meeting, he criticized her handling of the finances.
  • The company's finances are in a mess.
  • It was a relief to know that our finances were taken care of.
  • On 20 July the council was summoned to hear an emergency report on its finances.

B2 the money that a person or company has

We keep a tight control on the organization's finances. 我们严格控制该组织的资金。
UK informal My finances won't run to (= I do not have enough money to buy) a new car this year. 今年我要买一辆新车钱还不够。

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  • He turned down a job in the finance division.
  • Now that the finance has been secured, the production of the film is assured.
  • Following the scandal, he was relieved of his post as deputy finance minister.
  • I'd like to buy a new car, but my finances are in such a bad state that I can't afford to.
  • The company's finances are in a mess.

financeverb [ T ]

uk /ˈfaɪ.næns/ us /ˈfaɪ.næns/

B2 to provide the money needed for something to happen

The city council has refused to finance the project. 地方政府拒绝为这项计划提供资金。

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  • The terrorists financed themselves by robbing banks.
  • The City Council had financed the new building to the tune of over 4 million pounds.
  • A syndicate of banks are financing the deal.
  • They are still seeking someone to finance the project.
  • A backer has agreed to finance the development.

(Translation of “finance” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)