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financial

fi·nan·cial

financial

 
pronunciation:
f naen shl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or pertaining to money or those who deal in finance and credit.
The couple had gotten into financial difficulty and needed a loan from the bank.They decided to use a financial adviser to help them decide how to invest their money.New York's financial district is centered around Wall Street.
similar words:
business, capital
derivation: financially (adv.)
Word Parts
The word financial contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.