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high finance

noun
1.
large-scale financial transactions or institutions.
Origin of high finance
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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  • We've built a nation of high finance—and graft—and a rising angry mob.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • I've been settin' at your feet larnin' high finance, that's all.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • There's one or two things about high finance that you don't know even yet.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Graham, in a sudden burst of generosity, relieved the tension of their high finance.

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    Jane Abbott
  • "I've always wanted to know what high finance really is," I said.

    Gossamer George A. Birmingham
  • No; bandit is too grand a word to apply to this game of high finance.

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