return on investment

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Noun1.return on investment - (corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid
corporate finance - the financial activities of corporation
rate of return - the amount returned per unit of time expressed as a percentage of the cost
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rendement de l'investissement
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Bending forward in his armchair he said: "Le Roi de Prusse!" and having said this laughed.
"Le Roi de Prusse?" Hippolyte said interrogatively, again laughing, and then calmly and seriously sat back in his chair.
"Vive le Roi!" cried all the officers of the household with frantic enthusiasm, and M.
He had all his life been obliged to hear, or rather to undergo this cry of "Vive le Roi!" which passed over him.
"Monsieur le Procureur du Roi," said Pierrat abruptly, "How shall we begin?"
Jusserand, Le Roman d'un Roi d'Ecosse And thus for eighteen years the Prince lived a life half-real, half-dream.
Vive le Roi! Come, why don't you shout Vive le Roi, too?"
My promise to the procureur du roi at Grenoble was based upon your vow never to go poaching again, and to turn over a new leaf and become a steady, industrious worker.
I shall come to grief at the bottom of some glacier; but, if I am to speak my mind, I would rather live for a couple of years among the heights, where there are no governments, nor excisemen, nor gamekeepers, nor procureurs du roi, than grovel in a marsh for a century.
Rotten Row means `Route de Roi', or the king's way, but now it's more like a riding school than anything else.
He seemed half mad and told me that the body of a scene-shifter had been found hanging in the third cellar under the stage, between a farm-house and a scene from the Roi de Lahore.
"The Comte de la Fere lodges in the Rue Guenegaud, Hotel du Grand Roi Charlemagne."