Definition of reinvest in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːɪnˈvɛst/


[with object]
Put (the profit on a previous investment) back into the same scheme: the enterprise had been expanded by reinvesting profits
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  • 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.
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