: the way in which money is used and handled; especially : the way in which large amounts of money are used and handled by governments and companies
finances : money available to a government, business, or person
: matters relating to money and how it is spent or saved
: to provide money for (something or someone)
: to buy (something) by borrowing money that will be paid back over a period of time
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