re·in·vest·ment | \ˌrē-ən-ˈves(t)-mənt \

Definition of reinvestment 

1 : the action of reinvesting : the state of being reinvested

2 : a second or repeated investment

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That’s causing reserves at major producers to fall and the industry’s reinvestment ratio to plunge to the lowest in a generation, paving the way for oil prices to surpass records reached last decade, according to Bernstein. Fortune, "There Are Fears About an Oil Spike Above $150," 6 July 2018 The tax break is available under the city's community reinvestment area program, which provides help to property owners who renovate buildings. Sharon Coolidge,, "Mazunte headed downtown, gets property tax break to fix up building," 13 June 2018 To be precise, Ruth’s initial investment through reinvestment of dividends, splits and stock price gains grew on average 12.6 percent per year for 53 years, from 1965 to 2018. Michael Taylor, San Antonio Express-News, "Make a fortune using benign neglect," 29 Jan. 2018 Additionally, the business-active and non-business active children may have different motivations in terms growth and reinvestment in the company. Tom Cooney And Crystal Faulkner,, "Careful planning essential when transferring business ownership to children," 11 July 2018 Philadelphia’s Brewerytown neighborhood, just west of where the home was located, has experienced massive reinvestment and an influx of younger, wealthier residents in the last few years., "1 dead in building collapse in North Philadelphia," 4 June 2018 The further development of Southern Indiana through greater workforce development, handling our drug problem and the reinvestment in critical infrastructure. Nick Hollkamp, The Courier-Journal, "Indiana voters' guide: Congressional, state and local candidates in Clark, Floyd counties," 4 May 2018 Aside from the potential support from redemptions, German securities will benefit amid reinvestments from the European Central Bank’s public sector purchase program, according to Morgan Stanley. John Ainger,, "Europe's Bond Rally Set to Extend Into April on Debt Repayments," 26 Mar. 2018 While the Fed’s inaction toward reinvestment is a welcome sign of continued economic confidence by the agency, investors have been richly rewarded during its extraordinary measures. Tom Hudson, miamiherald, "Testing the tempers of investors," 30 June 2018

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1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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