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financial

Line breaks: fi¦nan|cial
Pronunciation: /fʌɪˈnanʃ(ə)l
 
, fɪ-/

Definition of financial in English:

adjective

1Relating to finance: an independent financial adviser
More example sentences
  • For personal finances we have a financial adviser who helps me and my wife keep on top of things.
  • The decision, widely expected by economists, had little impact on the financial markets.
  • Try to calculate how much more interest you may earn over the course of a year, or ask your financial adviser.
Synonyms
1.1Australian /NZ informal Possessing money.
1.2West Indian & Australian /NZ (Of a member of a club or society) paid-up.

noun

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1The finances or financial situation of an organization or individual: he needs to pay serious attention to his financials, particularly cash flow
More example sentences
  • On Jan. 31, it issued new financials showing fiscal 2004 stock options costing $38 million, a drop of more than $20 million.
  • The glimpse into the company's financials, released on Apr. 29, reveals one certainty: There's plenty of money to be made in the search game.
  • Many organizations with excellent accounting records and capable staff still rely on their auditors for the preparation of the year-end financials, if only for efficiency.
1.1Shares in financial companies: at the end of the year fund managers sell their worst-performing stocks—and financials have fared badly this year
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  • In London, a swathe of heavyweight companies slumped, with telecoms, oil, financials and defence stocks among those hit.
  • The sector had high weightings in financials at around 26.6% and low weightings in telecom stocks of 6.2%.
  • Unsurprisingly, our preferred method of stock screening throws out a large number of Irish and British financials that pay annual dividends in excess of prevailing cash deposit rates.

Words that rhyme with financial

circumstantial, substantial

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