[ fi-nan-shuh-luh-zey-shuhn, fahy‐ ]
/ fɪˈnæn ʃə ləˈzeɪ ʃən, faɪ‐ /
an increase in the role of financial institutions, markets, and executives in a nation’s economy, and its subsequent dominance over the traditional economics of industry and agriculture: The forces of modern financialization have become irresistible.
What’s The Difference Between “Assure,” “Ensure,” And “Insure”?One of our readers recently asked about the differences between assure, ensure, and insure. All three of these words ultimately derive from the Latin word sēcūrus meaning “safe.” As with many words that share ancestors, these terms’ meanings overlap thematically, but they’re not necessarily interchangeable. Here’s a look at the key differences. Assure was the first of the three to enter English with a reflexive sense of “to have …
Related formsfi·nan·cial·ize, verb (used with or without object), fi·nan·cial·ized, fi·nan·cial·iz·ing.
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