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investment

 [in-vest´ment]
1. any tissue, such as fascia, that envelops or covers other tissues or parts.
2. a material applied as a soft paste to a pattern that hardens to form a mold for casting.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·vest·ment

(in-vest'ment),
1. In dentistry, any material used in investing.
2. In psychoanalysis, the psychic charge or cathexis invested in an object.
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in·vest·ment

(in-vest'mĕnt)
1. In dentistry, any material used in investing.
2. In psychoanalysis, the psychic charge or cathexis invested in an object.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

in·vest·ment

(in-vest'mĕnt)
In dentistry, any material used in investing.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The number of FDI projects in the renewable energy sector hit their highest level since 2008, with 364 projects recorded globally and a cumulative capital investment of $82.4bn.
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In a separate question, the 57% of small-business owners who said they do not plan to make capital investments over the next year were asked to say whether each of six issues was a reason for this.
The biggest year-over-year increase was in 2006, when venture capital investments jumped from $12.6 million to $39.2 million.
Recent analysis of trends in capital investment and emission reductions by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) illustrates that as capital investment increases in manufacturing, the reduction in emission intensity is greater.
Some sheet properties can be developed with mechanical operations; but performance chemicals allow the papermaker to develop new grades, manage production growth curves, and respond quickly to changing market demands without making capital investments, he said.
Capital investments are among the most critical determinants of competitive advantage (Porter, 1992), in that they have long-term implications for firms in their generation of earnings through current and future returns.
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