[fin-uh n-seer, fahy-nuh n-; British fi-nan-see-er] /ˌfɪn ənˈsɪər, ˌfaɪ nən-; British fɪˈnæn si ər/
a person skilled or engaged in managing large operations, whether public or corporate.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
to act as a financier.
a person who is engaged or skilled in large-scale financial operations
1610s, “one concerned with finances” (especially public), from French financier (16c.), agent noun from finance (see finance (n.)). Sense of “capitalist” is first recorded 1867.
[French fee-nahn-syer] /French fi nɑ̃ˈsyɛr/ adjective 1. of or relating to a garnish or sauce prepared typically with truffles, mushrooms, quenelles, olives, Madeira, and sometimes sweetbreads and cockscombs: vol-au-vent financière.
[fi-nan-sing, fahy-nan-] /fɪˈnæn sɪŋ, ˈfaɪ næn-/ noun 1. the act of obtaining or furnishing money or capital for a purchase or enterprise. 2. the funds so obtained. [fi-nans, fahy-nans] /fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪ næns/ noun 1. the management of revenues; the conduct or transaction of money matters generally, especially those affecting the public, as in the fields […]
- Financing gap
noun 1. the difference between a country’s requirements for foreign exchange to finance its debts and imports and its income from overseas
[fi-nas-tuh-rahyd] /fɪˈnæs təˌraɪd/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a drug, C 23 H 36 N 2 O 2 , that inhibits testosterone metabolism, used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and male-pattern baldness.