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1. investment

noun. ['ˌɪnˈvɛstmənt, ˌɪnˈvɛsmənt'] the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit.

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)

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Rhymes with Foreign Direct Investment

  • disinvestment
  • reinvestment
  • reassessment
  • impressment
  • divestment
  • assessment

2. foreign

adjective. ['ˈfɔrən, ˈfɑːrən'] of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own).

Etymology

  • forein (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. foreign

adjective. ['ˈfɔrən, ˈfɑːrən'] relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world.

Etymology

  • forein (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. foreign

adjective. ['ˈfɔrən, ˈfɑːrən'] not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something.

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Etymology

  • forein (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. direct

adjective. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] having no intervening persons, agents, conditions.

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Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

7. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] intend (something) to move towards a certain goal.

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

8. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] command with authority.

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Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

9. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] guide the actors in (plays and films).

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Etymology

  • directus (Latin)

10. direct

verb. ['dɝˈɛkt, daɪˈrɛkt, dɪˈrɛkt'] be in charge of.

Etymology

  • directus (Latin)
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