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a prolonged surrounding of an objective by hostile troops

Synonyms for investment

money that is invested with an expectation of profit

the commitment of something other than money (time, energy, or effort) to a project with the expectation of some worthwhile result

outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism

the act of putting on robes or vestments

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the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office

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Quitting the investment subject, after an interval of silent looking at the fire through the smoke of his pipe, he told Pancks how and why he was occupied with the great National Department.
At intervals all next day, and even while his attention was fixed on other things, he thought of Mr Pancks's investment of his thousand pounds, and of his having 'looked into it.' He thought of Mr Pancks's being so sanguine in this matter, and of his not being usually of a sanguine character.
I'm not at all sure that she would approve of my helping you to this investment.'
There were only thirty-two words, but in six years these words represented an investment of a million dollars apiece.
Glegg's suggestion that she would do well to let her five hundred lie still until a good investment turned up; and, further, his parenthetic hint at his handsome provision for her in case of his death.
The default investment may be either a "life cycle" or "targeted retirement date" fund; it must use a mix of equity and fixed income investments based on the participant's age, target retirement date or life expectancy.
The PPA '06 instructed the DOL to issue regulations on default investments that apply when an employee fails to direct the investment of his or her plan contributions.
The weighty surface pressures (short-term, high-yield investments) are forcing some real estate currents to go subsurface, transforming important real estate fundamentals into undertows.
The institution may even have an agreement with multiple companies, all offering their own menu of investments. It's simple to see how this phenomenon arose: Let's give the employee as much choice and variety as possible.
TEI is pleased to offer its recommendations to foster economic growth and job creation, promote a favourable business environment for investments in Canada, and ensure a high level of innovation and productivity.
Waynick began to see life insurance, combined with other investments and savings, as a way to provide financially for her son in the event of her death.
Across industry, this can mean that from thousands to millions of dollars worth of major capital investments in facilities, equipment and technology of all kinds are at the end of their primary useful lives.
VC funds raised $11.2 billion for future investments during the second quarter, according to Thomson Financial and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), the largest amount in five years; that brought the total to $18 billion so far this year, up 41 percent over 2005 levels.
Due to the increased risk of misstatement inherent with these investments, the Audit Issues Task Force of the Auditing Standards Board established the Alternative Investments Task Force.
As for alternative investments, hedge funds are gaining popularity among affluent Latin American investors.
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