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in the black

Definition of in the black in English:

Not owing any money; solvent: an insurance company operating in the black will be able to pay for further growth
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  • Also, you've learned that staying out of the red and keeping in the black gives you more money to save and invest.
  • To the markets now, the big stocks were back in the black today, making up all of yesterday's losses.
  • Invest wisely in IT and you'll keep your eternal balance sheet in the black.
Synonyms
in credit, in funds, debt-free, out of debt, solvent, financially sound, able to pay one's debts, creditworthy, of good financial standing, solid, secure, profit-making, profitable
rare unindebted
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