compound interest

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compound interest

n.
Interest computed on the accumulated unpaid interest as well as on the original principal.

compound interest

n
(Banking & Finance) interest calculated on both the principal and its accrued interest. Compare simple interest

com′pound in′terest


n.
interest paid on both the principal and on accrued interest.
[1650–60]
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Noun1.compound interest - interest calculated on both the principal and the accrued interest
interest - a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed; "how much interest do you pay on your mortgage?"
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compound interest

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