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1‘the job taught him a great deal about finance’
financial affairs, money matters, pecuniary matters, fiscal matters, economics, money management, commerce, business, investment, banking, accounting
2‘companies seeking short-term finance’
funds, assets, money, capital, resources, cash, wealth, reserves, wherewithal, revenue, income, stock
funding, backing, subsidy, sponsorship
financial condition, financial state, cash flow, budget
1‘the project was financed by grants’
fund, pay for, back, capitalize, provide capital for, provide security for, endow, subsidize, invest in
underwrite, guarantee, furnish credit for, sponsor, act as guarantor of, support
informal foot the bill for, pick up the tab for
North American bankroll
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