re·​in·​vest·​ment | \ ˌrē-ən-ˈves(t)-mənt How to pronounce reinvestment (audio) \

Definition of reinvestment

1 : the action of reinvesting : the state of being reinvested
2 : a second or repeated investment

Examples of reinvestment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Is the pursuit of profit interpreted to mean immediate returns or reinvestment in capabilities that may not bear fruit for many years? Dennis Jaffe, Forbes, "From Shareholder Primacy To Stakeholder Primacy: How Family Businesses Lead The Way," 24 Feb. 2021 The reinvestment into tourism attractions within Africatown comes after the May 2019 discovery of a hull of the slave ship was discovered in the murky waters of the Mobile River near 12 Mile Island. al, "Africatown museum construction begins. Will tell story of Clotilda slave ship and community," 19 Feb. 2021 Chelsea Higgs Wise, executive director of Marijuana Justice, said her group would like to see at least 70% of tax revenue go into the reinvestment fund. Denise Lavoie, Star Tribune, "Advocates promote social equity in Virginia marijuana bills," 14 Feb. 2021 In another collaborative effort, Walker has led the Ford Foundation’s reinvestment in its native Detroit. Elisa Lipsky-karasz, WSJ, "How Darren Walker and the Ford Foundation Reinvented Philanthropy for the Pandemic," 17 Nov. 2020 The Port’s eastward shift instead became a westward reinvestment back on the Mississippi, as well as a spatial concentration at certain wharves. Richard Campanella,, "acquisition of 1,100 acres," 1 Jan. 2021 Efforts at renewal and reinvestment popped up every decade or so, attempts to hark back to the district’s old glory days. Elise De Los Santos,, "Flashback: Englewood’s shopping district rivaled that of the Loop — but it fell victim to rise of suburban malls, white flight," 25 Dec. 2020 That reinvestment includes retraining workers whose careers have been sidelined. Matt Egan, CNN, "Exclusive: A $5 billion foundation literally founded on oil money is saying goodbye to fossil fuels," 18 Dec. 2020 The city is also providing about $2.55 million from a tax increment reinvestment zone. Madison Iszler,, "Troubled East Side project moving forward," 3 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of reinvestment

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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6 Mar 2021

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“Reinvestment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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