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investment

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvestmənt/

Translation of investment in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 u and c [Finance] inversión (feminine) to encourage public/private investment promover* la inversión pública/privada (before noun/delante del nombre) investment analyst/consultant analista (masculine and feminine)/asesor, (masculine, feminine) de inversiones investment grant subvención (feminine) para la inversión investment income rendimientos (masculine plural) del capital mobiliario investment portfolio cartera (feminine) de valores 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (of time) inversión (feminine) he had made a big emotional investment in the relationship había puesto mucho en la relación
    Example sentences
    • This survey is the result of a significant investment of time by numerous volunteers.
    • Then, there was an enormous investment of time and effort in the decision over the euro.
    • The readiness we have today is a result of our past investments in realistic training.
    1.3 countable/numerable (beneficial purchase) inversión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Both of these pieces of equipment were good investments for future use in ceramics classes.
    • Future investments will be concentrated into the automotive business in order to improve its competitiveness.
    • We have made big investments for the future in the Superannuation Fund and now in the savings initiatives.

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