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financial gain

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n financial gain the amount of monetary gain
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Usage

In literature:

The hero of the piece is a financier who has very little cash, but innumerable projects for gaining money.
"Balzac" by Frederick Lawton
A much better idea of the financial returns from his home estate can be obtained from his actual balances of gain and loss.
"George Washington: Farmer" by Paul Leland Haworth
After gaining the doubtful assent of the Directory, Bonaparte had to face urgent financial difficulties.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
I learned that financially he gained nothing but a bundle of debts.
"The Green Eyes of Bâst" by Sax Rohmer
Besides these creature comforts and financial gains, there are the intangibles.
"If You're Going to Live in the Country" by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
Indirectly, he could turn his master-position to financial gain in scores of ways.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
Financial gain seems to be the one end and aim of many ambitious men.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
But there was something for him in this job bigger than financial gain or loss.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
All this she bears until he, calculating upon her endurance, seeks to sell her to a friend, that her dishonor may be his gain financially.
"Mary Wollstonecraft" by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
He had gained riches and stood among the foremost financiers of the world, but at how fearful a cost!
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Did Mr. Rhodes engage in the plot for the sake of financial gain?
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
To show the tremendous financial gains of the traffic, one couple gave a bond of $26,500 and immediately ran away and forfeited their bond.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various
Another source of financial gain, which has brought on him still worse reproaches, was his commission against infractions of the law.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
One great need is to substitute a different standard of success for the financial gains which have seemed the only test.
"The Ethics of Coöperation" by James Hayden Tufts
Now, in those countries where women have gained financial, industrial, and political standing, they hold a more dignified position in the home.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1" by Various
He achieved no financial gain from either of these and died a poor man.
"The Invention of the Sewing Machine" by Grace Rogers Cooper
It has opened avenues and leased lots to hundreds of people, but it has not sought financial gain.
"The Story of Chautauqua" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
I may here state that I gain no financial advantage from these numerous translations, nor do I seek any.
"My First Book:" by Various
Her point gained, Ronny managed also to persuade Lucy to accept financial help from her if necessary.
"Marjorie Dean College Freshman" by Pauline Lester
With no hope of gain, financial or otherwise.
"Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942" by Various
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In news:

A much larger percentage of DDoS attacks, which temporarily disable a website, are being launched not for ideological reasons but for financial gain.
Happiness May Contribute To Financial Gain .
Green groups exploit law for financial gain.
WASHINGTON — Fannie Mae earned $2.2 billion from April through June, its second quarterly gain in net income since being taken over by the government during the 2008 financial crisis.
Mortgage giant Fannie Mae has posted its second quarterly gain in net income since it was taken over by the government during the 2008 financial crisis.
Fannie Mae earned $2.2 billion from April through June, its second quarterly gain in net income since being taken over by the government during the 2008 financial crisis.
The proceeds of financial crimes are often long gone or, where they have not yet been spent, the government increasingly seeks to forfeit these proceeds as ill-gotten gains.
Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are doing their best to paint each other as enemies of the American worker, eagerly shipping jobs overseas for either political or financial gain.
Following lockouts by the NBA and NFL last year, he said he's determined to wait until he can achieve a similar financial gain.
Their names may sound funny but their financial consequences are not: "Phishing," "smishing," "vishing" and "pharming" are just a few of the ways criminals gain access to personal information via your computer or smartphone.
The Dow rocketed 490 points, notching its biggest gain since March 2009 as investors cheered action by major central banks to ease the flow of dollars into the global financial system.
In a historic shift, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) says it will no longer use kidnapping as a tool for political and financial gain.
Mark and Marcy will help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation.
Sri Lanka n women gain financial access.
The great recession lasted 18 months but it wiped out two decades of financial gains.
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