fixed investment

fixed investment
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fixed investment UK US noun [C or U]
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE money that a company invests in assets such as buildings, property, and machinery: »

The GNP last quarter showed a fall in consumption and fixed investment.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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