financial commitment


: an obligation to spend a lot of money over a long time
Opening your own business requires a significant financial commitment.

Examples of financial commitment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The team’s strategy, the opportunity and the financial commitment. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2024 The financial commitment could change depending on migration patterns and the duration of the crisis. Luis Ferré-Sadurní, New York Times, 25 May 2024 Their arrival is notable on several levels, topped by the financial commitment: SMU agreed to enter the ACC for free. Jon Wilner, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 May 2024 As always, convincing a skeptical public to make a big financial commitment with the promise of long-term savings will be no easy task. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Mar. 2024 Warm remarks are not the same thing as a full-fledged financial commitment. Steve Silverman, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 To trim it to 80, the tournament needed a financial commitment from its title sponsor and secondary partners. Adam Schupak, The Arizona Republic, 30 Jan. 2024 Last year’s financial commitment was substantial while this fiscal year anticipates a reduction due to changes in state and federal funding dynamics. Hanna Kang, Orange County Register, 31 Jan. 2024 This financial commitment by 2028 for both vehicles and charging infrastructure will result in a total of 66,230 electric delivery vehicles and an overall acquisition of 106,000 delivery vehicles -- plus an initial order for 14,000 charging stations around the country. Detroit Free Press, 22 Jan. 2024

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“Financial commitment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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