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reinvest Syllabification: re·in·vest
Pronunciation: /ˌrēinˈvest/

Definition of reinvest in English:


[with object]
Put (the profit on a previous investment) back into the same place: the enterprise had been expanded by reinvesting profits
More example sentences
  • As these assets generate profits, and as the profits are reinvested in additional assets, you see a return in the form of increased share value as stock prices rise.
  • Many companies and investors favor using spare corporate cash for stock buybacks or to reinvest profits instead of paying dividends.
  • They may generate financial support by retaining profits and reinvesting them in organizational improvements.



Pronunciation: /ˌrēinˈvestmənt/
Example sentences
  • But they do allow the reinvestment of dividends (by granting accumulation units) and provide schemes for small, regular contributions.
  • However, be aware that these brokerage-run plans only allow for the reinvestment of dividends and offer no cash purchase option.
  • Be sure on the application to request reinvestment of all dividends.

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