reinvestment

noun

re·​in·​vest·​ment ˌrē-ən-ˈves(t)-mənt How to pronounce reinvestment (audio)
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 There is about $13 million available for the second round of justice reinvestment grants. Matthew Casey, The Arizona Republic, 9 Feb. 2024 From avoiding impulsive spending without clear ROI projections to the necessity of regular financial reviews and strategic reinvestment of profits, these tips underscore the need for meticulous financial management by business owners. Allbusiness, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2024 To put these numbers in context, the auto industry carries razor-thin mid-single-digit profit margins, leaving little leftover for reinvestment. John Hayes, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 Truist Insurance Holdings’ sale is expected to provide $10.1 billion in cash for reinvestment, according to the bank. Catherine Muccigrosso, Charlotte Observer, 20 Feb. 2024 In Tuesday’s meeting, Harford County Council overturned Cassilly’s decision in a 5-2 vote, saying that tourism needs to continue its growth with reinvestment from hotel tax revenues. Tony Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 7 Feb. 2024 Freeing up human capital allows reinvestment in more strategic initiatives with higher value impact. Mark Minevich, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 Some of the taxes from legal weed sales are also being used for a reinvestment fund that's supposed to be used to support communities that have been most affected by the war on drugs. Joe Weisenthal, Bloomberg.com, 20 Apr. 2023 Last year, Rucker said, the festival represented a reinvestment of about $56,000 into the city’s youth, from festival jobs to artist stipends to other forms of economic development. Jared Kaufman, Twin Cities, 1 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of reinvestment was in 1611

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“Reinvestment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reinvestment. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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