investment noun definition in Economy topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Economy topic
1 [uncountable] the act of investing money in something to encourage foreign investment investment income investment in something This country needs investment in education. 2 [countable] the money that you invest, or the thing that you invest in a minimum investment of $10 000 a high return on my investments Our investments are not doing well. We bought the house as an investment (= to make money).

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