Definition of investment trust in English:

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investment trust

Pronunciation: /inˈves(t)mənt ˌtrəst/

noun

A limited company whose business is the investment of shareholders' funds, the shares being traded like those of any other public company.
Example sentences
  • The way these work is to have different ‘classes’ of shares that share an investment trust's assets between them.
  • The investment trust specialises in property shares and property assets.
  • While it is unlikely that ordinary shares in an investment trust will become worthless, it is also quite possible that the value of a warrant will be worthless when it expires.

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Syllabification: in·vest·ment trust

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