high finance

high finance
noun
large and complex financial transactions (often used with the implication that those individuals or institutions who engage in them are unethical) (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑finance

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noun [noncount]
: activities (such as buying companies and investing in stocks) that involve large amounts of money

the world of high finance


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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