fi·​nanc·​ing | \ fə-ˈnan(t)-siŋ How to pronounce financing (audio) , ˈfī-ˌnan(t)-, fī-ˈnan(t)- \

Definition of financing

: the act or process or an instance of raising or providing funds also : the funds thus raised or provided

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Recent Examples on the Web The move comes as JPMorgan is under increasing pressure to cut its financing for fossil fuel companies that profit from global warming. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, "Shorts-Worthy Friday and a Fine Weekend as "Delta" Approaches Louisiana," 7 Oct. 2020 The celebrity recently made viral videos lambasting JPMorgan Chase for its financing of fossil fuel companies. Daniel Tenreiro, National Review, "The Capital Note: Bulls & Bullies," 7 Oct. 2020 CrossCountry also has asked for tax-increment financing, which Ebersole said should be ready for City Council’s review in the next several weeks. Robert Higgs, cleveland, "Cleveland City Council gives OK to aid for $162M in projects that could add 800 jobs to economy," 7 Oct. 2020 Both employ similarly broad categories such as access, equity, coverage, efficiency, financing, and delivery. David Oshinsky, The New York Review of Books, "Health Care: The Best and the Rest," 6 Oct. 2020 That development would have used federal New Markets Tax Credits for much of its financing. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Delayed plan for King Library and affordable apartments adds new partner as developers again seek financing," 2 Oct. 2020 The third option is that ARCs can give additional financing, which banks won’t because that additional amount also has to be recognised as NPA thus attracting provisioning. Prathamesh Mulye, Quartz India, "Why a “bad bank” could be a good idea for India," 30 Sep. 2020 Quinn told the judge the state is relying on PLTP’s private financing, which the state would pay back over time, to pay for the line’s completion. Washington Post, "Maryland would have to divert money from other projects if Purple Line builders quit, state transit chief tells court," 8 Sep. 2020 Ivey’s plan, with the developers bearing the upfront costs of obtaining the land, financing, and construction, does not require legislative approval. Mike Cason |, al, "Alabama lawmakers concerned about risk, cost of private prisons," 6 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of financing

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for financing

from gerund of finance entry 1

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The first known use of financing was in 1827

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16 Oct 2020

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“Financing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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Legal Definition of financing

: the act or process or an instance of raising or providing funds also : the funds thus raised or provided

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