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rate of return

This page is about the collocation rate of return

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

the percentage of an original investment that is returned as profit

For example

  • Which of your investments had the highest rate of return on capital?

  • I'll be happy if the average rate of return on all my investments is above five percent.

Quick Quiz

Investors want their rates of return to be

a. as low as possible

b. as expensive as possible

c. as high as possible

Contributor: Matt Errey