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investor

in·ves·tor

investor

 
pronunciation:
ihn ves tr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person or company that invests or puts money into use for the purpose of making more money.
The investors helped to start the business, but they lost their money when the business failed.
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The word investor contains the following part:
vest Latin root that means clothe; clothing