plough back


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plough back

vb
(Commerce) (tr, adverb) to reinvest (the profits of a business) in the same business
n
(Banking & Finance) finance the reinvestment of profits
Translations

w>plough back

vt sep (Agr) → unterpflügen; (Comm) profitswieder (hinein)stecken, reinvestieren (→ into in +acc)
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As per Ian Brokenshire, office senior partner at KPMG in Plymouth, Our business has grown 11% year on year and I am pleased to plough back the profits into our premises and invest in new technology and equipment.
5m each year, which ministers have pledged to plough back into front line patient care.
And with 200 stores a day closing, Claire wants councils to plough back a larger slice of business rates to support local shops through subsidised parking and attractions such as Saturday markets and entertainment.