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high finance

noun
1.
large-scale financial transactions or institutions.
Origin of high finance
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • The stability of credit becomes the watchword of high finance.

    Success (Second Edition) Max Aitken Beaverbrook
  • "I've always wanted to know what high finance really is," I said.

    Gossamer George A. Birmingham
  • I should not be introducing these esoteric terms of high finance into innocent pastoral scenes.

    In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
  • There's one or two things about high finance that you don't know even yet.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And by force of circumstances our high finance has contracted a sort of economic alliance with Great Britain.

  • The Jews of high finance had recently fought the first round with the Catholics.

    Two banks of the Seine Fernand Vandrem

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