Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) investment is the use of money, time, or effort to make a profit.

Examples: (noun) Buying an old laptop is a bad investment because a new technology is better. (noun) The Economic Development Board, set up in 1961 to promote foreign investment in Singapore, has attracted money from around the world.

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