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|part of speech:
||the act or process of investing.
Their investment of ten thousand dollars in the project eventually made them a million dollars when the business became successful.The investment of her time in studying will help her later in life.
||that which is invested.
His investment was less than hers, but they both made a profit.
- similar words:
- capital, stake
||something into which money, time, or effort is invested.
Buying that expensive house was an investment that they regretted.
The word investment
contains the following parts:
that means clothe; clothing
that means act, process, or instance of
More about this word part:
The suffix -ment
attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.