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1. In finance, the purchase of a financial product or other item of value with an expectation of favorable future returns. In general terms, investment means the use money in the hope of making more money.
2. In business, the purchase by a producer of a physical good, such as durable equipment or inventory, in the hope of improving future business.

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I hoped that the investment would pay off and there would be something to look forward to in the future.

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You should always research every detail of an investment before you decide to get deeper in it then you can handle.

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The investment strategy of the brilliant venture capitalist with regards to the stock market was a long term buy and hold strategy.

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