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noun  /fəˈnæns, ˈfɑɪ·næns/ us  
the management of money, or the money belonging to a person, group, or organization: [U] corporate/personal finance [pl] the city’s finances
adjective [not gradable]  /fəˈnæn·ʃəl, fɑɪ-/ us  
financial problems
adverb [not gradable]  /fəˈnæn·ʃə·li, fɑɪ-/ us  
We’re in fairly good shape financially.
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