Definition

Investment

Investment represents production which is not consumed, but rather is utilized in the production of other additional output. Investment also represents an addition to the capital stock of an economy.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Investment
- The act of investing, or the state of being invested.
- That with which anyone is invested; a vestment.
- The act of surrounding, blocking up, or besieging by an armed force, or the state of being so surrounded.
- The laying out of money in the purchase of some species of property; the amount of money invested, or that in which money is invested.
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