Meaning of FINANCE in English
(~s, financing, ~d)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
When someone ~s something such as a project or a purchase, they provide the money that is needed to pay for them.
The fund has been used largely to ~ the construction of federal prisons...
Government expenditure is ~d by taxation and by borrowing.
VERB: V n, be V-ed by n
Finance is also a noun.
A United States delegation is in Japan seeking ~ for a major scientific project.
Finance is the commercial or government activity of managing money, debt, credit, and investment.
...a major player in the world of high ~...
The report recommends an overhaul of public ~s...
A former Finance Minister and five senior civil servants are accused of fraud.
N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl
You can refer to the amount of money that you have and how well it is organized as your ~s.
Be prepared for unexpected news concerning your ~s...
Finance is usually the biggest problem for students.
N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl, oft with poss
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012