Wordlist: Finance and economy

 

1. Wordlist

 
    • finance, finances[ˈfaɪ.næns](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the management of money and other assets
    • Example:
      • He wants to study finance.
    • finance[ˈfaɪ.næns](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to provide or obtain funding for a transaction or undertaking; to support financially
    • Example:
      • His parents financed his college education.
    • financial[faɪˈnænʃəl](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to the management of money and other assets
    • Example:
      • The family has financial issues.
    • Treasury(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a government department responsible for the collection, management, and expenditure of the public finances
    • Example:
      • In many countries, the Treasury is called the "ministry of finance".
    • monetary policy, monetary policies(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the process by which the government, central bank, or monetary authority manages the supply of money, or trading in foreign exchange markets
    • Example:
      • The government has just reported on their monetary policy.
    • boom, booms[buːm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a period of prosperity or high market activity
    • Example:
      • There was an American subprime lending boom in the 1990s and early 2000s.
      • Antonym(s):
        recession
    • inflation, inflations(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a decline in the value of money; an increase in the quantity of money, leading to a devaluation of existing money
    • Example:
      • A chief measure of price inflation is the inflation rate.
      • Antonym(s):
        deflation
    • recession, recessions(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a period of reduced economic activity
    • Example:
      • Statisticians often define a recession as negative.
      • Antonym(s):
        boom
    • recovery, recoveries[ɹɪˈkʌvə(r)i](noun)
    • Definition:
      • renewed growth after a slump in the economy
    • Example:
      • Finally, the economy experienced a recovery.
    • economy, economies[iːˈkɒn.ə.mi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • effective management of the resources of a community or system; the collective focus of the study of money, currency and trade, and the efficient use of resources
    • Example:
      • There are many jobs available in the economy.
    • economic[ˌɛkəˈnɒmɪk](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • pertaining to an economy; to the study of money and its movement
    • Example:
      • The economic growth is obvious in everyday life.
    • cost of living(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the average cost of a standard set of basic necessities of life, especially of food, shelter and clothing
    • Example:
      • When you live in NYC, the cost of living is quite high.
    • income, incomes[ˈɪnˌkʌm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • money one earns by working or capitalising off other people's work
    • Example:
      • She always tries to put some of her income aside.
    • fortune, fortunes[ˈfɔːtjuːn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a lot of money
    • Example:
      • That castle costs a fortune!
    • wealth(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the state of being rich and having more than enough money; power of the kind associated with a great deal of money
    • Example:
      • Their possessions represent their enormous wealth.
    • poverty[ˈpɒvəti](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the quality or state of having no money; the want or scarcity of means of subsistence
    • Example:
      • There's a lot of poverty in some countries.
      • Antonym(s):
        wealth
 

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          economic
          pertaining to an economy; to the study of money and its movement
          cost of living
          the average cost of a standard set of basic necessities of life, especially of food, shelter and clothing
          Treasury
          a government department responsible for the collection, management, and expenditure of the public finances
          finance
          the management of money and other assets
          recovery
          renewed growth after a slump in the economy
          income
          money one earns by working or capitalising off other people's work
          finance
          to provide or obtain funding for a transaction or undertaking; to support financially
          financial
          related to the management of money and other assets
          wealth
          the state of being rich and having more than enough money; power of the kind associated with a great deal of money
          economy
          effective management of the resources of a community or system; the collective focus of the study of money, currency and trade, and the efficient use of resources
          inflation
          a decline in the value of money; an increase in the quantity of money, leading to a devaluation of existing money
          recession
          a period of reduced economic activity
          monetary policy
          the process by which the government, central bank, or monetary authority manages the supply of money, or trading in foreign exchange markets
          boom
          a period of prosperity or high market activity
          poverty
          the quality or state of having no money; the want or scarcity of means of subsistence
           
           
           
         
         

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