cofinance

verb
co·​fi·​nance | \ ˌkō-fə-ˈnan(t)s How to pronounce cofinance (audio) , -ˈfī-ˌnan(t)s, -fī-ˈnan(t)s \
variants: or co-finance
cofinanced or co-financed; cofinancing or co-financing

Definition of cofinance

transitive verb

: to join one or more others in providing money or funds for (something) : to finance (something) jointly Local businesses are cofinancing the festival. Last month, the studio announced that two Chinese media companies … had agreed to co-finance the studio's movies for the next three years.— Diane Haithman

First Known Use of cofinance

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Cofinance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cofinance. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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