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Definition of

cash hoard

Finance

available cash a large amount of cash that a company holds in order to facilitate an expected project. A cash hoard is often an attraction to a company looking to make an acquisition.

informal

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

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