rate of return

noun

finance the ratio of the annual income from an investment to the original investment, often expressed as a percentage

Nearby words

  1. ratchet wheel,
  2. rate,
  3. rate base,
  4. rate card,
  5. rate of exchange,
  6. rate-cap,
  7. rate-of-climb indicator,
  8. rateable,
  9. rated load,
  10. rateen

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