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financial meaning

[ fai'nænʃəl, ˌfi- ] Pronunciation:   "financial" in a sentence
  • Adjective: financial  fi'nanshul [N. Amer], fI'nanshul [Brit]
    1. Involving financial matters
      - fiscal

    See also: finance, financially

    Antonym: nonfinancial

    Encyclopedia: Financial


  • [Business]
    adjective, noun

    adjective

    1 [usually before noun]

    connected with money and finance:

    a financial transaction/arrangement

    financial institutions

    a financial adviser/consultant/planner

    They offer independent financial advice on all types of mortgages.

    The firm has run into financial difficulties.

    Tokyo and New York are major financial centres.

    to give financial assistance/support

    a company's financial health/condition/performance

    NOTE The word financial is sometimes used in the names of companies that provide loans, advice about money, etc.:

    (; %% a financial transaction/arrangementfinancial institutions

    a financial adviser/consultant/planner

    They offer independent financial advice on all types of mortgages.

    The firm has run into financial difficulties.

    Tokyo and New York are major financial centres.

    to give financial assistance/support

    a company's financial health/condition/performance

    NOTE The word financial is sometimes used in the names of companies that provide loans, advice about money, etc) Capital One Financial, the credit-card issuer.

    2 [only before noun]

    interested in making a profit; intended to make a profit:

    A group of financial buyers is interested in acquiring the business (= because they want to make a profit, not run the business).

    Our stake in the company is a financial investment rather than central to our business strategy.

    financially /; / adverb:

    Financially, the firm is better off than a year ago.

    a financially sound company.

    Such projects are not financially viable without government funding.

    noun

    1 (Stock Exchange ) [C, usually pl.]

    a company that provides financial services whose shares are traded on a stock exchange, for example, a bank:

    Technology stocks and financials recorded strong gains on the market today.

    2 (Accounting ) financials [pl.] (informal)

    a way of referring to a company's financial results:

    The company's financials for the six months to 30 June are disappointing.

Examples

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  1. financial controls were given priority.
  2. i tell you a financial slump is coming.
  3. pig nutrition is a financial exercise.
  4. the financial chancellor was true to his word.
  5. the financial panic busted many firms.

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