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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The muscle tone of healthy tissue; The quality of being prudent and sensible; A state or condition free from damage or decay.

Usage examples (37)
  • "That's very good news for the long-term soundness of the U.S. economy."
  • But the three-month lending rate rose Thursday, suggesting that fears about banks 'longer-term soundness remain.
  • One indication of financial soundness is the debt-equity ratio - the proportion of what a utility owes to what it owns.
  • Warren Buffett likes to say that his real interest is in the long-term soundness of a stock, not in its daily market fluctuations. for more
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