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average
an average number is the number you get by adding two or more amounts together and dividing the total by the number of amounts.
bank loan
an amount of money that is borrowed and has to be paid back, usually together with an extra amount of money that you have to pay as a charge for borrowing.
borrow money
to get or receive money from someone with the intention of giving to back after a period of time
can’t afford to
to not be able to buy or do something because you do not have enough money or time
continue
to keep happening, existing or doing something
cost a lot of money
expensive to buy
debt
an amount of money that you owe someone
drop out
to stop doing something before you have completely finished
earn money
to receive money as payment for work that you do
economic
relating to trade, industry and money
encourage
to make someone more likely to do something, or to make something more likely to happen
financial
relating to money or how money is managed
invest
to give money to a bank, business, etc., or buy something, because you hope to get a profit
lend money
to give money to someone for a short period of time, expecting it to be given back
lose money
to have less money than you had before
make money
to increase the amount of money that you have, generally through work or an activity
opportunity
a situation in which it is possible for you to do something, or a possibility of doing something
pay a bill
to give money for something that you have used or received
pay a fine
to give an amount of money that has to be paid as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law
pay attention (to sth)
to watch, listen to, or think about something carefully
pay in cash
to give money in the form of notes and coins, rather than cheques or credit cards
pay off
to pay back money that you owe
pay someone a visit
to visit a person or place, usually for a short time
raise money
to collect money, often for a cause
result
information that you get from something such as an exam, a scientific experiment, or a medical test
reward
something good that you get or experience because you have worked hard, behaved well, etc
save energy
to prevent physical and mental activity from being wasted or spent
save money
to prevent money from being wasted or spent
save someone the trouble of doing something
to help someone by making an action not necessary
save time
to prevent time from being wasted or spent
spend money
to give money as a payment for something
statistics
a collection of facts in the form of numbers that shows information about something
success
when you achieve what you want to achieve
support
to help someone, often when they are having problems
wage
the amount of money a person regularly receives for their job
wealthy
rich
worth a lot of money
having a high monetary value
decrease
to become less, or to make something become less
economic growth
an increase in the economy of a country or an area
economy
the system by which a country produces and uses goods and money
employment
when someone is paid to work for a company or organization
fall
when the size, amount or strength of something gets lower
finance
the control of how large amounts of money should be spent
increase
to get bigger or to make something bigger in amount or size
industry
the people and activities involved in one type of business
interest rate
the interest percent that a bank charges you when you borrow money, or the interest it pays you when you keep money in an account
investment
the money that you put in a bank, business, etc. in order to make a profit, or the act of doing this
investor
a person who puts money into a bank, business, etc. in order to make a profit
manufacturing
the business of producing goods in large numbers
market value
the price that something could be sold for at a particular time
natural resources
things such as minerals, forests, coal, etc. which exist in a place and can be used by people
poverty
the condition of being extremely poor
precious metal
a metal like gold or silver that is valuable and usually rare
profession
a type of work that needs special training or education
recession
a period when the economy of a country is not successful and conditions for business are bad
rise
to increase in level
stocks and shares
financial investments in a company or a supply of goods
wealth
a large amount of money or valuable possessions that someone has