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Definition of

project finance

Finance

funds raised for specific venture money raised for a specific self-contained venture such as a construction or development project

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Definitions of ’project finance’ and meaning of ’project finance’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’project finance’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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