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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: faI naens
definition 1: the management of money or other assets, esp. those in the public treasury.
The treasury is that part of a government that is concerned primarily with finance.Women were not expected to know anything of finance in those days.
definition 2: (pl.) the monetary resources of a person or institution such as a bank or government.
The war effort devastated the country's finances.I'll have to check my finances before I can make a decision to purchase.
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: f naens [or] faI naens [or] faI naens
inflections: finances, financing, financed
definition 1: to provide the monetary resources for.
Tax money financed the new highway.
similar words:
capitalize, endow, stake, subsidize
definition 2: to provide monetary credit to.
Do you think the bank will finance you in this project?
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