Investment (disambiguation)

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Investment is time, energy, or matter spent in the hope of future benefits actualized within a specified date or time frame.

Investment may also refer to:

  • Fixed investment, investment in physical assets such as machinery, land, buildings, installations, vehicles, or technology
  • Inventory investment, a component of gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Investment casting, an industrial process based on and also called lost-wax casting, one of the oldest known metal-forming techniques
  • Investment (military), the military tactic of surrounding an enemy fort (or town) with armed forces to prevent entry or escape
  • Investment (film), a 2013 Marathi film
  • Invest (meteorology), a designated area of disturbed weather that is being monitored for tropical cyclone development
  • Cathexis, also known as investment, a psychoanalytic term describing an investment of libido

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