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SWEAT EQUITY Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

1. Increased business worth created b y unpaid mental or physical work of the owner or founder. 2. Increased property value created by work of the owner to enhance looks or amenities. 3. Extra percentage of a company’s common stock that is allocated to senior executives as motivation for more hard work ensuring the firm’s success.


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