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Definition of 'Investing'

Investing is the act of allocating money or other resources with the expectation of generating a profit or a return on that investment. When someone invests, they are putting their money into an asset or a project with the hope of earning more money in the future.

Investing can take many forms, and there are many different types of investments, such as stocks, bonds, real estate, commodities, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and cryptocurrencies. Investors can choose to invest in one or more of these assets depending on their goals, risk tolerance, and investment horizon.

The goal of investing is typically to grow wealth over time, but the potential risks involved with investing mean that there is no guarantee of earning a profit. The success of an investment depends on a variety of factors, including the underlying fundamentals of the asset, market conditions, and other economic and geopolitical factors.

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