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sweat equity

noun
1.
unreimbursed labor that results in the increased value of property or that is invested to establish or expand an enterprise.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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sweat equity

noun phrase

An equity or stake earned by hard work rather than purchase: They've demonstrated with sweat equity that they're team players (1968+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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