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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More: Carmel's financing, ownership, of $40 million luxury hotel creates the opportunity for risk or reward IndyStar reporter Natalia Contreras writes about things to do and development in Hamilton County. Natalia E. Contreras, Indianapolis Star, "Some buildings are up at City Center. Some are not. Here's what that means for Carmel taxpayers.," 8 July 2019 The problem was that the basics — stock, financing, vesting, legal etc. Neil Senturia, San Diego Union-Tribune, "A look into the mind of the venture capitalist investor," 8 July 2019 Regulators worldwide are concerned that Libra could be used for money laundering and terrorist financing, issues that are directly linked to identification requirements. Matthew De Silva, Quartz, "Where will Facebook’s Libra be in six months?," 3 July 2019 While there are at least ten other candidates who have endorsed public financing, Gillibrand’s proposal is uniquely detailed and aggressive. Adam Eichen, The New Republic, "Restoring Democracy is Not Open to Debate," 2 July 2019 The new BioPark tower replaces prior plans for a smaller one proposed a block away on Baltimore Street in the last several years, which the city agreed to support with a $17.5 million city tax subsidy called tax increment financing, or a TIF. Meredith Cohn,, "University of Maryland BioPark plans 10-story gateway tower on MLK Blvd.," 27 June 2019 The direct listing tells me this is a company that is not in need of financing, which is a good sign. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, "Slack's stock will soon start trading. Here's what you need to know about the non-IPO," 19 June 2019 OneNorth will likely seek village financing, generated by the $200 million development's new property tax revenue. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Revised North Shore development plan, with 15-story tower and possible library, has first public hearing," 18 June 2019 In Royal Oak, all the pieces finally came together with a good developer, access to financing, a market-pleasing design and the blessing of the city. John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press, "Royal Oak property sat empty for decades. Here's why — and what's moving in.," 18 June 2019

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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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15 Jul 2019

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The first known use of financing was in 1827

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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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