[ fi-nans, fahy-nans ]
/ fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪ næns /
the management of revenues; the conduct or transaction of money matters generally, especially those affecting the public, as in the fields of banking and investment.
finances, the monetary resources, as of a government, company, organization, or individual; revenue.
verb (used with object), fi·nanced, fi·nanc·ing.
to supply with money or capital; obtain money or credit for.
verb (used without object), fi·nanced, fi·nanc·ing.
to raise money or capital needed for financial operations.
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Origin of finance
fi·nance·a·ble, adjectivepre·fi·nance, verb (used with object), pre·fi·nanced, pre·fi·nanc·ing.self-fi·nance, verb (used with object), self·-fi·nanced, self·-fi·nanc·ing.su·per·fi·nance, noun, verb, su·per·fi·nanced, su·per·fi·nanc·ing.
un·der·fi·nance, verb (used with object), un·der·fi·nanced, un·der·fi·nanc·ing.un·fi·nanced, adjectivewell-fi·nanced, adjective
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Examples from the Web for self-financing
Common sense dictates that the Postal Service should be on a self-financing basis.
British Dictionary definitions for self-financing (1 of 2)
(of a student, business, etc) financing oneself or itself without external grants or aid
British Dictionary definitions for self-financing (2 of 2)
/ (fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪnæns) /
the system of money, credit, etc, esp with respect to government revenues and expenditures
funds or the provision of funds
(plural) funds; financial condition
(tr) to provide or obtain funds, capital, or credit for
(intr) to manage or secure financial resources
Word Origin for finance
C14: from Old French, from finer to end, settle by payment
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