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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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real-estate_business

  • noun the business of selling real estate

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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sales

  • noun income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time
    gross revenue; gross sales.
  • noun a particular instance of selling
    sale.
    • he has just made his first sale
    • they had to complete the sale before the banks closed

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commercialisation

  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    commercialization.
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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splitting

  • adjective satellite resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    rending; ripping.
    • the tree split with a great ripping sound
    • heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward
  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; carve up; dissever.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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horse_trading

  • noun the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
    horse trade.
  • noun negotiation accompanied by mutual concessions and shrewd bargaining

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commute

  • noun a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work
    • there is standing room only on the high-speed commute
  • verb exchange positions without a change in value
    transpose.
    • These operators commute with each other

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market_place

  • noun an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
    mart; marketplace; market.
  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    marketplace; market.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace

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talks

  • noun a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    negotiation; dialogue.
    • the buyout negotiation lasted several days
    • they disagreed but kept an open dialogue
    • talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking; talk.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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house_agent

  • noun a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
    land agent; real estate agent; estate agent; real estate broker.
    • in England they call a real estate agent a land agent

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telemarketing

  • noun the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion and sales
    telecommerce; teleselling.

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cattle_ranch

  • noun farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
    spread; ranch; cattle farm.

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estate_agent

  • noun a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
    land agent; real estate agent; house agent; real estate broker.
    • in England they call a real estate agent a land agent

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agriculturalist

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    cultivator; raiser; grower; agriculturist.

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open-end_fund

  • noun a regulated investment company with a pool of assets that regularly sells and redeems its shares
    mutual fund company; mutual fund; open-end investment company.

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commercialization

  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    commercialisation.
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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swap

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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real_estate_agent

  • noun a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
    land agent; house agent; estate agent; real estate broker.
    • in England they call a real estate agent a land agent

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short_selling

  • noun sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
    short sale.

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marriage_mart

  • noun a business that arranges marriage contracts
    marriage brokerage.

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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talent_agent

  • noun an agent who represents performers

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drug_trafficking

  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    narcotraffic; drug traffic.

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dutch

Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch was formerly used for German.
Germany is slandered to have sent none to this war [the Crusades] at this first voyage; and that other pilgrims, passing through that country, were mocked by the Dutch, and called fools for their pains. Fuller.

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liability

  • noun the state of being legally obliged and responsible
  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    indebtedness; financial obligation.

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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dairy_farm

  • noun a farm where dairy products are produced
    dairy.

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federal_agent

  • noun any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
    agent.

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farm-place

  • noun a farm together with its buildings
    farmstead; farmplace.

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press_association

  • noun an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically
    press agency; wire service; news organization; news agency; news organisation.

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investment_trust

  • noun a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    investment firm; investment company; fund.

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industrialization

  • noun the development of industry on an extensive scale
    industrial enterprise; industrialisation.

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sales_finance_company

  • noun a finance company that buys (at a discount) the installment sales contracts of retail merchants

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delegate

  • noun a person appointed or elected to represent others
  • verb transfer power to someone
    depute.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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simony

  • noun traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments
    barratry.

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indemnity

  • noun protection against future loss
    insurance.
  • noun legal exemption from liability for damages

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sewage

  • noun waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
    sewerage.

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indian_agent

  • noun a representative of the federal government to American Indian tribes (especially on Indian reservations)

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ironworks

  • noun the workplace where iron is smelted or where iron goods are made
  • noun work made of iron (gratings or rails or railings etc)
    ironwork.
    • the houses had much ornamental ironwork

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dealing

  • noun method or manner of conduct in relation to others
    • honest dealing
  • noun the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
    transaction; dealings.
    • no transactions are possible without him
    • he has always been honest is his dealings with me

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nondepository

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broadcasting_studio

  • noun a studio where broadcasts originate

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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negotiator

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    treater; negotiant.

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common_carrier

  • noun a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
    carrier.

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credit_bureau

  • noun a private firm that maintains consumer credit data files and provides credit information to authorized users for a fee

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slave_trade

  • noun traffic in slaves; especially in Black Africans transported to America in the 16th to 19th centuries
    slave traffic.

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chem

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physics_laboratory

  • noun a laboratory for research in physics
    physics lab.

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investment

  • noun the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
    investing.
  • noun money that is invested with an expectation of profit
    investment funds.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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business_deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal

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bakeshop

  • noun a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
    bakehouse; bakery.

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procurator

  • noun a person authorized to act for another
    placeholder; proxy.
  • noun (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes

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investing

  • noun the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
    investment.
  • verb make an investment
    put; invest; place; commit.
    • Put money into bonds

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barratry

  • noun traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments
    simony.
  • noun the crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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importer

  • noun someone whose business involves importing goods from outside (especially from a foreign country)

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printing

  • noun text handwritten in the style of printed matter
  • noun the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution

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printing_shop

  • noun a workplace where printing is done
    print shop.

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business_organisation

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business concern; business organization; business; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern

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biology_laboratory

  • noun a laboratory for biological research
    biology lab; bio lab.

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principal

  • noun the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; head teacher.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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marketer

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    trafficker; vender; vendor; seller.

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transportation

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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federal_official

  • noun any federal law-enforcement officer
    Federal; Fed.

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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compensatory_spending

  • noun spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy
    deficit spending; pump priming.

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packing

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    wadding; packing material.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    boxing.

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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studio

  • noun workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
    • she ran a dance studio
    • the music department provided studios for their students
    • you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph
  • noun an apartment with a living space and a bathroom and a small kitchen
    studio apartment.

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hazard_insurance

  • noun insurance that provides protection against certain risks such as storms or fires

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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transfer

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    conveyance; transportation; transport; transferral.
  • noun someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
    transferee.
    • the best student was a transfer from LSU

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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publisher

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publishing house; publishing company; publishing firm.
  • noun a person engaged in publishing periodicals or books or music

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convert

  • noun a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
  • verb change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
    change over.
    • We converted from 220 to 110 Volt

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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talent

  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    endowment; natural endowment; gift.
  • noun a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity

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auction

  • noun a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
    auction bridge.
  • noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
    auction sale; vendue.

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envoy

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; minister plenipotentiary.
  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    emissary.

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telecommerce

  • noun the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion and sales
    telemarketing; teleselling.

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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atelier

  • noun a studio especially for an artist or designer
    artist's workroom.

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advertising

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advert; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • noun the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
    publicizing.

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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intelligence_agent

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    secret agent; operative; intelligence officer.

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bucket_shop

  • noun an unethical or overly aggressive brokerage firm
  • noun (formerly) a cheap saloon selling liquor by the bucket

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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grower

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; cultivator; raiser; agriculturist.

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chicken_farm

  • noun farm where chickens are raised for sale

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bindery

  • noun a workshop where books are bound

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desktop_publishing

  • noun (computer science) the use of microcomputers with graphics capacity to produce printed materials

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deputy

  • noun someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
    deputy sheriff.
  • noun an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
    lieutenant.

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stock_exchange

  • noun an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
    stock market; securities market.

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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money_changer

  • noun one whose business is to exchange the money of one country for that of another country
    exchanger.

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market

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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fee

  • noun a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
  • noun an interest in land capable of being inherited

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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certificate

  • noun a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
    credential; credentials; certification.
  • noun a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends
    security.
    • he held several valuable securities

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browse

  • noun vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat
    • a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day
  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browsing.

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remainder

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; rest; balance.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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biology_lab

  • noun a laboratory for biological research
    biology laboratory; bio lab.

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insider

  • noun an officer of a corporation or others who have access to private information about the corporation's operations

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handler

  • noun one who trains or exhibits animals
    animal trainer.
  • noun an agent who handles something or someone
    • the senator's campaign handlers

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cattle_farm

  • noun farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
    spread; ranch; cattle ranch.

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slave_traffic

  • noun traffic in slaves; especially in Black Africans transported to America in the 16th to 19th centuries
    slave trade.

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liability_insurance

  • noun insurance that provides protection from claims arising from injuries or damage to other people or property

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literary_agent

  • noun an agent who represents an author in dealings with publishers

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underpayment

  • noun a payment smaller than needed or expected
  • noun the act of paying less than required

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ferrying

  • noun transport by boat or aircraft
    ferry.
  • verb transport from one place to another
    ferry.

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field_of_operation

  • noun a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    field; line of business.
    • they are outstanding in their field

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car_insurance

  • noun insurance against loss due to theft or traffic accidents
    automobile insurance.

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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hedgefund

  • noun a flexible investment company for a small number of large investors (usually the minimum investment is $1 million); can use high-risk techniques (not allowed for mutual funds) such as short-selling and heavy leveraging
    hedge fund.

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shop_floor

  • noun workplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines
    • the productive work is done on the shop floor

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bond-trading_activity

  • noun trading in bonds (usually by a broker on the floor of an exchange)
    bond trading.

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dealings

  • noun social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with')
    traffic.
  • noun mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups
    relations.

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pump_priming

  • noun spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy
    deficit spending; compensatory spending.
  • noun introducing water into a pump to improve the seal and start the water flowing

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commodity_exchange

  • noun an exchange for buying and selling commodities for future delivery
    commodities market; commodities exchange.

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coinsurance

  • noun insurance issued jointly by two or more underwriters

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commodities_exchange

  • noun an exchange for buying and selling commodities for future delivery
    commodities market; commodity exchange.

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ware

  • noun articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products

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alderman

  • noun a member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council)
    • aldermen usually represent city wards

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distributer

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributor.
  • noun electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
    distributor; electrical distributor.

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mercantile_agency

  • noun an organization that provides businesses with credit ratings of other firms
    commercial agency.
    • Dun & Bradstreet is the largest mercantile agency in the United States

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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science_lab

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; research laboratory; research lab; lab; laboratory.

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defrayment

  • noun the act of paying money
    defrayal; payment.

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face-amount_certificate_company

  • noun a regulated investment company that pays a stated amount to certificate holders on a stated maturity date

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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ferry

  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
    ferryboat.
  • noun transport by boat or aircraft
    ferrying.

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agribusiness

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agriculture; factory farm.

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saddlery

  • noun gear for a horse
    tack; stable gear.
  • noun workshop where a saddler works

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factory_farm

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; agriculture.

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consumer_finance_company

  • noun a finance company that makes loans to people who have trouble getting a bank loan
    small loan company.

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federal

  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.
  • noun any federal law-enforcement officer
    Fed; federal official.

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syndic

  • noun one appointed to represent a city or university or corporation in business transactions

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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proxy

  • noun a person authorized to act for another
    placeholder; procurator.
  • noun a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting

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syndication

  • noun organizing into or administering as a syndicate
  • noun selling (an article or cartoon) for publication in many magazines or newspapers at the same time
    • he received a comfortable income from the syndication of his work

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trucking

  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    hauling; truckage.
  • verb convey (goods etc.) by truck
    truck.
    • truck fresh vegetables across the mountains

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news_agency

  • noun an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically
    press association; press agency; wire service; news organization; news organisation.

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parliamentary

  • adjective relating to or having the nature of a parliament
    • parliamentary reform
    • a parliamentary body
  • adjective satellite having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament
    • parliamentary government

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mill_agent

  • noun the responsible official at a mill that is under absentee ownership

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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daring

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    dare.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • noun the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    hardiness; boldness; hardihood.
    • the proposal required great boldness
    • the plan required great hardiness of heart

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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means

  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; way.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success
  • noun an instrumentality for accomplishing some end

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real_estate_broker

  • noun a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
    land agent; real estate agent; house agent; estate agent.
    • in England they call a real estate agent a land agent

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marriage_brokerage

  • noun a business that arranges marriage contracts
    marriage mart.

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commodities_market

  • noun an exchange for buying and selling commodities for future delivery
    commodities exchange; commodity exchange.

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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earnings

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; profit; net; profits; net income.
  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; pay; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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laundry

  • noun garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
    wash; washing; washables.
  • noun workplace where clothes are washed and ironed

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farm

  • noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
    • it takes several people to work the farm
  • verb be a farmer; work as a farmer
    • My son is farming in California

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oyster_park

  • noun a workplace where oysters are bred and grown
    oyster bank; oyster bed.

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commercial_agency

  • noun an organization that provides businesses with credit ratings of other firms
    mercantile agency.
    • Dun & Bradstreet is the largest mercantile agency in the United States

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investment_banker

  • noun a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities
    underwriter.

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hazard

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; risk.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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produce

  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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adventure

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; dangerous undertaking.
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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high_finance

  • noun large and complex financial transactions (often used with the implication that those individuals or institutions who engage in them are unethical)

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hawk

  • noun diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
  • noun an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
    war hawk.

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carmaker

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    auto maker; automaker; car manufacturer; auto manufacturer; car maker.

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unit_trust

  • noun a regulated investment company consisting of professional managers who issue redeemable securities representing a portfolio of many different securities
    unit investment trust.
    • you can invest in a unit investment trust for as little as $1000

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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hauling

  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    truckage; trucking.
  • verb draw slowly or heavily
    haul; hale; drag; cart.
    • haul stones
    • haul nets

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commodity

  • noun articles of commerce
    good; trade good.

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e-commerce

  • noun commerce conducted electronically (as on the internet)

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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broadcasting

  • noun a medium that disseminates via telecommunications
    broadcast medium.
  • noun taking part in a radio or tv program

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truck

  • noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
    motortruck.
  • noun a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
    hand truck.

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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business_interruption_insurance

  • noun insurance that provides protection for the loss of profits and continuing fixed expenses resulting from a break in commercial activities due to the occurrence of a peril

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apparel_chain

  • noun a chain of clothing stores

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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refund

  • noun money returned to a payer
  • noun the act of returning money received previously
    repayment.

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subcontract

  • noun a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract
  • verb arranged for contracted work to be done by others
    farm out; job.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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nonpayment

  • noun act of failing to meet a financial obligation
    default; nonremittal.
  • noun loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
    default; nonremittal.

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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fed

  • noun any federal law-enforcement officer
    Federal; federal official.
  • noun the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies
    FRS; Federal Reserve; Federal Reserve System.
    • the Fed seeks to control the United States economy by raising and lowering short-term interest rates and the money supply

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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step

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    measure.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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ship_broker

  • noun an agent for the ship owner; obtains cargo and may arrange for its loading or discharge

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operative

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; secret agent; intelligence officer.
  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private eye; private detective; sherlock; shamus; PI.

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priming

  • noun the act of making something ready
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; primer.

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dutch_auction

  • noun a method of selling in which the price is reduced until a buyer is found

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science_laboratory

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science lab; research laboratory; research lab; lab; laboratory.

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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shopper

  • noun someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
  • noun a commercial agent who shops at the competitor's store in order to compare their prices and merchandise with those of the store that employs her

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closed-end_fund

  • noun a regulated investment company that issues a fixed number of shares which are listed on a stock market
    closed-end investment company.

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roundhouse

  • noun workplace consisting of a circular building for repairing locomotives
  • noun a hook delivered with an exaggerated swing

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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organisation

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; administration; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • noun a group of people who work together
    organization.

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colliery

  • noun a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
    pit.

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vending

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    peddling; hawking; vendition.
  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place
    monger; vend; pitch; peddle; hawk; huckster.

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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gunrunning

  • noun the smuggling of guns and ammunition into a country secretly and illegally

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shipbuilder

  • noun a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
    shipwright; ship builder.
  • noun a person who builds ships as a business
    ship builder.

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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finance

  • noun the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
  • noun the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets

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pearl

  • noun a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    ivory; off-white; bone.

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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auto

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; automobile.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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killer

  • noun someone who causes the death of a person or animal
    slayer.
  • noun the causal agent resulting in death
    cause of death.
    • heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States

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insurance_firm

  • noun a financial institution that sells insurance
    insurance underwriter; insurance company; insurer; underwriter.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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publicizing

  • noun the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
    advertising.
  • verb make public
    publicize; bare; publicise; air.
    • She aired her opinions on welfare

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flotation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    floatation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    floatation.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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laundromat

  • noun a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customers
    launderette.

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piggery

  • noun a farm where pigs are raised or kept
    pig farm.

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open-end_investment_company

  • noun a regulated investment company with a pool of assets that regularly sells and redeems its shares
    mutual fund company; open-end fund; mutual fund.

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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payer

  • noun a person who pays money for something
    remunerator.

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vendition

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    vending; peddling; hawking.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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ipo

  • noun a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
    initial public offering; initial offering.

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syndicate

  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    mob; family; crime syndicate.
  • noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
    consortium; pool.

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repayment

  • noun the act of returning money received previously
    refund.
  • noun payment of a debt or obligation
    quittance.

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publishing_company

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing house; publishing firm.

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armourer

  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    armorer.
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armorer; artificer.

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soft

  • adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
    • he was soft on his children

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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interruption

  • noun an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
    break; gap; disruption.
    • it was presented without commercial breaks
    • there was a gap in his account
  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    break.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt

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storage

  • noun the act of storing something
  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; depot; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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dumping

  • noun selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market
  • verb throw away as refuse
    dump.
    • No dumping in these woods!

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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brickfield

  • noun a place where bricks are made and sold
    brickyard.

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mutual_fund_company

  • noun a regulated investment company with a pool of assets that regularly sells and redeems its shares
    open-end fund; mutual fund; open-end investment company.

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trading

  • noun buying or selling securities or commodities
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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distributor

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributer.
  • noun a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
    allocator.

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laboratory

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; lab.
  • noun a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation
    testing ground.
    • the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories
    • Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to combat terrorism

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fair_trade

  • noun trade that satisfies certain criteria on the supply chain of the goods involved, usually including fair payment for producers; often with other social and environmental considerations
  • noun trade that is conducted legally

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direct_marketing

  • noun marketing via a promotion delivered directly to the individual prospective customer

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agriculture

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; factory farm.
  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    farming; husbandry.

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insurance

  • noun promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company
  • noun written contract or certificate of insurance
    policy; insurance policy.
    • you should have read the small print on your policy

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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unit_investment_trust

  • noun a regulated investment company consisting of professional managers who issue redeemable securities representing a portfolio of many different securities
    unit trust.
    • you can invest in a unit investment trust for as little as $1000

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funding

  • noun financial resources provided to make some project possible
    backing; support; financial support; financial backing.
    • the foundation provided support for the experiment
  • noun the act of financing
    financing.

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recording_studio

  • noun studio where tapes and records are recorded

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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informercial

  • noun a television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary
    infomercial.

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middleman

  • noun someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    wholesaler; jobber.
  • noun the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
    interlocutor.

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factory

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    mill; manufactory; manufacturing plant.

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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stud

  • noun a man who is virile and sexually active
    he-man; macho-man.
  • noun ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
    rivet.

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exporting

  • noun the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country
    exportation.
  • verb sell or transfer abroad
    export.
    • we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance

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frankenstein

  • noun an agency that escapes control and destroys its creator
  • noun the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)
    Frankenstein's monster.

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tannery

  • noun workplace where skins and hides are tanned

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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sacrifice

  • noun the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
    forfeit; forfeiture.
  • noun personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)

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assurance

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    confidence; self-confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority
  • noun a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
    pledge.
    • an assurance of help when needed
    • signed a pledge never to reveal the secret

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intelligence_officer

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; secret agent; operative.

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underwrite

  • verb guarantee financial support of
    subvent; subvention.
    • The opera tour was subvented by a bank
  • verb protect by insurance
    insure; cover.
    • The insurance won't cover this

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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merchandising

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    marketing; selling.
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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inferiority

  • noun the state of being inferior
    lower rank; lower status.
  • noun an inferior quality
    low quality.

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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lab

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; laboratory.

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union_representative

  • noun a representative for a labor union

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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swop

  • noun an equal exchange
    swap; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swap; trade.

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freightage

  • noun the charge for transporting something by common carrier
    freight rate; freight.
    • we pay the freight
    • the freight rate is usually cheaper
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    freight.

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manufacturing_business

  • noun a business engaged in manufacturing some product
    maker; manufacturer.

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publication

  • noun a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
  • noun the act of issuing printed materials
    issue.

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resident_commissioner

  • noun the representative of Puerto Rico in the United States House of Representatives

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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research_lab

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; lab; laboratory.

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black_marketeer

  • noun someone who engages illegally in trade in scarce or controlled commodities
  • verb deal on the black market

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punk

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • noun substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)

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general_agent

  • noun someone authorized to transact every kind of business for the principal
    universal agent.
  • noun an agent who sells insurance
    insurance broker; insurance agent; underwriter.

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spending

  • noun the act of spending or disbursing money
    outlay; disbursement; disbursal.
  • noun money paid out; an amount spent
    outlay; outgo; expenditure.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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recompense

  • noun payment or reward (as for service rendered)
  • noun the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
    compensation.

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expedient

  • noun a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one
  • adjective serving to promote your interest
    • was merciful only when mercy was expedient

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nonprofit

  • noun an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
    nonprofit organization; not-for-profit.
  • adjective satellite not commercially motivated
    non-profit-making.

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retail

  • noun the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale
  • verb be sold at the retail level
    • These gems retail at thousands of dollars each

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sheeprun

  • noun farm devoted to raising sheep
    sheepwalk.

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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remuneration

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; pay; earnings; salary.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • noun the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses
    • adequate remuneration for his work

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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owned

  • adjective having an owner; often used in combination
    • state-owned railways
  • verb have ownership or possession of
    own; have; possess.
    • He owns three houses in Florida
    • How many cars does she have?

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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dint

  • noun interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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message

  • noun a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
    • he sent a three-word message
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    content; substance; subject matter.

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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pearl_fishery

  • noun a fishery where they fish for pearl oysters

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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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black_market

  • noun people who engage in illicit trade
  • noun an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls

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law_firm

  • noun a firm of lawyers

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dump

  • noun a coarse term for defecation
    shit.
    • he took a shit
  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    trash dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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publishing_firm

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing house; publishing company.

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automobile

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • verb travel in an automobile

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bargainer

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; monger; dealer.
  • noun negotiator of the terms of a transaction
    • he is a hard bargainer

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construct

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; conception.
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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oyster_bed

  • noun a workplace where oysters are bred and grown
    oyster park; oyster bank.

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brokerage_house

  • noun place where a broker conducts his business
    brokerage.

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capitalisation

  • noun writing in capital letters
    capitalization.
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
    capitalization.

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small_loan_company

  • noun a finance company that makes loans to people who have trouble getting a bank loan
    consumer finance company.

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dye-works

  • noun a workshop where dyeing is done

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selling

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    marketing; merchandising.
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    sell.
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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securities_firm

  • noun a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    brokerage; brokerage firm.

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ropewalk

  • noun workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made
    rope yard.

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piscary

  • noun a workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
    fishery.

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oyster_bank

  • noun a workplace where oysters are bred and grown
    oyster park; oyster bed.

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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overcapitalisation

  • noun (business) too much capitalization (the sale of more stock than the business warrants)
    overcapitalization.

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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parliamentary_agent

  • noun a person who is employed to look after the affairs of businesses that are affected by legislation of the British Parliament

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negotiant

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    negotiator; treater.

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real_estate_investment_trust

  • noun an investment trust that owns and manages a pool of commercial properties and mortgages and other real estate assets; shares can be bought and sold in the stock market
    REIT.

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government_agent

  • noun a representative or official of a government or administrative department of a government

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bio_lab

  • noun a laboratory for biological research
    biology laboratory; biology lab.

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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tithe

  • noun a levy of one tenth of something
  • noun an offering of a tenth part of some personal income

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ecotourism

  • noun tourism to exotic or threatened ecosystems to observe wildlife or to help preserve nature

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institution

  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    establishment.
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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agriculturist

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; cultivator; raiser; grower.

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financing

  • noun the act of financing
    funding.
  • verb obtain or provide money for
    finance.
    • Can we finance the addition to our home?

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floatation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    flotation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    flotation.

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outlay

  • noun the act of spending or disbursing money
    spending; disbursement; disbursal.
  • noun money paid out; an amount spent
    spending; outgo; expenditure.

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tooth

  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  • noun something resembling the tooth of an animal

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monger

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; bargainer; dealer.
  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place
    vend; pitch; peddle; hawk; huckster.

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fixed_investment_trust

  • noun an investment trust that can buy only those securities listed when the trust was organized
    nondiscretionary trust.

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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bee

  • noun any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
  • noun a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions

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recording

  • noun a signal that encodes something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded
  • noun the act of making a record (especially an audio record)
    transcription.
    • she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth

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businessperson

  • noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    bourgeois.

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marriage

  • noun the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    union; spousal relationship; matrimony; wedlock.
    • a long and happy marriage
    • God bless this union
  • noun two people who are married to each other
    married couple; man and wife.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love

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friend

  • noun a person you know well and regard with affection and trust
    • he was my best friend at the university
  • noun an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    ally.
    • he's a good ally in fight

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malpractice

  • noun professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
    • the widow sued his surgeon for malpractice
  • noun a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct
    • he charged them with electoral malpractices

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malpractice_insurance

  • noun insurance purchased by physicians and hospitals to cover the cost of being sued for malpractice
    • obstetricians have to pay high rates for malpractice insurance

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employment_agency

  • noun an agency that finds people to fill particular jobs or finds jobs for unemployed people
    employment office.

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browser

  • noun a viewer who looks around casually without seeking anything in particular
  • noun a program used to view HTML documents
    web browser.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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next_friend

  • noun (law) a person who acts on behalf of an infant or disabled person

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stowing

  • noun the act of packing or storing away
    stowage.
  • verb fill by packing tightly
    stow.
    • stow the cart

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insurance_company

  • noun a financial institution that sells insurance
    insurance underwriter; insurer; underwriter; insurance firm.

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partnership

  • noun the members of a business venture created by contract
  • noun a cooperative relationship between people or groups who agree to share responsibility for achieving some specific goal
    • effective language learning is a partnership between school, teacher and student
    • the action teams worked in partnership with the government

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armorer

  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    armourer.
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armourer; artificer.

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short_sale

  • noun sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
    short selling.

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news_organization

  • noun an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically
    press association; press agency; wire service; news agency; news organisation.

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sell

  • noun the activity of persuading someone to buy
    • it was a hard sell
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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drug_traffic

  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    narcotraffic; drug trafficking.

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conversion

  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    transition; changeover.
  • noun a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"

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bailee

  • noun the agent to whom property involved in a bailment is delivered

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evasion

  • noun a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
    equivocation.
  • noun the deliberate act of failing to pay money
    nonpayment.
    • his evasion of all his creditors
    • he was indicted for nonpayment

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beehive

  • noun any workplace where people are very busy
  • noun a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree
    hive.

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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agency

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun a business that serves other businesses

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bakery

  • noun a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
    bakehouse; bakeshop.

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purchasing

  • noun the act of buying
    buying.
    • buying and selling fill their days
    • shrewd purchasing requires considerable knowledge
  • verb obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
    purchase; buy.
    • The family purchased a new car
    • The conglomerate acquired a new company
    • She buys for the big department store

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auctioneer

  • noun an agent who conducts an auction
  • verb sell at an auction
    auction; auction off.

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workplace

  • noun a place where work is done
    work.
    • he arrived at work early today

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build

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; physique; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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service_firm

  • noun a business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves economy of scale
    service bureau; service agency.

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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capitalization

  • noun writing in capital letters
    capitalisation.
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
    capitalisation.

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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chemistry_laboratory

  • noun a laboratory for research in chemistry
    chemistry lab; chem lab.

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rope_yard

  • noun workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made
    ropewalk.

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automaker

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    auto maker; car manufacturer; auto manufacturer; car maker; carmaker.

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life_insurance

  • noun insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies
    life assurance.
    • in England they call life insurance life assurance

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tankage

  • noun the quantity contained in (or the capacity of) a tank or tanks
  • noun the charge for storing something in tanks

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representation

  • noun a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
    mental representation; internal representation.
  • noun a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

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purchasing_agent

  • noun an agent who purchases goods or services for another

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universal_agent

  • noun someone authorized to transact every kind of business for the principal
    general agent.

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payment

  • noun a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
  • noun the act of paying money
    defrayment; defrayal.

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oyster

  • noun marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters
  • noun edible body of any of numerous oysters
    huitre.

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importee

  • noun an imported person brought from a foreign country
    import.
    • the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • they are descendants of indentured importees

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salary

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; pay; earnings; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings

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sheepwalk

  • noun farm devoted to raising sheep
    sheeprun.

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patchboard

  • noun telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
    plugboard; switchboard.

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centrex

  • noun (CENTRal EXchange) a kind of telephone exchange

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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sale

  • noun a particular instance of selling
    • he has just made his first sale
    • they had to complete the sale before the banks closed
  • noun the general activity of selling
    • they tried to boost sales
    • laws limit the sale of handguns

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business_concern

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business organization; business; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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divestiture

  • noun an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior
    • the court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly
  • noun the sale by a company of a product line or a subsidiary or a division

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business_firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; house.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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traffic

  • noun the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time
  • noun buying and selling; especially illicit trade

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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turnery

  • noun workshop where objects are made on a lathe
  • noun products made on a lathe

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detective

  • noun a police officer who investigates crimes
    tec; police detective; investigator.
  • noun an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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pottery

  • noun ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln
    clayware.
  • noun the craft of making earthenware

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barter

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; swap; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange goods without involving money

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amortisation

  • noun the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
    amortization.
  • noun payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers
    amortization.

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switchboard

  • noun telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
    patchboard; plugboard.

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shoddy

  • noun reclaimed wool fiber
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    cheapjack; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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telephone_order

  • noun receiving orders via telephone

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freight

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; payload.
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    freightage.

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chicken

  • noun the flesh of a chicken used for food
    poulet; volaille.
  • noun a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
    Gallus gallus.

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proving_ground

  • noun a workplace for testing new equipment or ideas

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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booking_agent

  • noun someone who engages a person or company for performances
    booker.

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foreign_exchange

  • noun the system by which one currency is exchanged for another; enables international transactions to take place

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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tax_evasion

  • noun the deliberate failure to pay taxes (usually by making a false report)

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chem_lab

  • noun a laboratory for research in chemistry
    chemistry laboratory; chemistry lab.

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stud_farm

  • noun a farm where horses are bred

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inferior

  • noun one of lesser rank or station or quality
  • noun a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
    subscript.

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grocery_store

  • noun a marketplace where groceries are sold
    grocery; food market; market.
    • the grocery store included a meat market

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cottage_industry

  • noun small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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grocery

  • noun a marketplace where groceries are sold
    food market; market; grocery store.
    • the grocery store included a meat market
  • noun (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
    foodstuff.

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retail_chain

  • noun a chain of retail stores

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shipping_agent

  • noun the agent of a shipowner

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exchanger

  • noun one whose business is to exchange the money of one country for that of another country
    money changer.

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dye

  • noun a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
    dyestuff.
  • verb color with dye
    • Please dye these shoes

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hedge

  • noun a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
    hedgerow.
  • noun any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
    hedging.

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tribute

  • noun something given or done as an expression of esteem
    testimonial.
  • noun payment by one nation for protection by another

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merchandise

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; ware.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • verb engage in the trade of
    trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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restaurant_chain

  • noun a chain of restaurants

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exportation

  • noun commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
    export.
  • noun the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country
    exporting.

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covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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delegacy

  • noun the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
    representation; agency.
  • noun a group of representatives or delegates
    delegation; commission; deputation; mission.

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commercial_finance_company

  • noun a finance company that makes loans to manufacturers and wholesalers
    commercial credit company.

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banking

  • noun engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.
  • noun transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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travel_agency

  • noun an agency that arranges personal travel

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fixed

  • adjective satellite (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  • verb restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    repair; touch on; doctor; fix; furbish up; restore; mend; bushel.
    • She repaired her TV set
    • Repair my shoes please

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stock_market

  • noun an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
    stock exchange; securities market.

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air_transport

  • noun transportation by air
    air transportation.

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employment_agent

  • noun someone who runs an employment agency

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secret_agent

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; operative; intelligence officer.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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accounting_firm

  • noun a firm of accountants who provide accounting and auditing services for a fee

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finance_company

  • noun a financial institution (often affiliated with a holding company or manufacturer) that makes loans to individuals or businesses

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initial_offering

  • noun a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
    initial public offering; IPO.

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defense

  • noun (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    defence; defensive measure.
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    • they were developed for the defense program
  • noun protection from harm
    defence.
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease

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desperate

  • noun a person who is frightened and in need of help
    • they prey on the hopes of the desperate
  • adjective satellite arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope
    despairing.
    • a despairing view of the world situation
    • the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal
    • a desperate cry for help
    • helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether
    • her desperate screams

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cattle

  • noun domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    cows; kine; oxen; Bos taurus.
    • so many head of cattle
    • wait till the cows come home
    • seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible
    • a team of oxen

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term_insurance

  • noun low-cost insurance that is valid only for a stated period of time and has no cash surrender value or loan value
    • term insurance is most often associated with life insurance policies

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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hammer

  • noun the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    cock.
  • noun a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

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press_agency

  • noun an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically
    press association; wire service; news organization; news agency; news organisation.

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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commutation

  • noun the travel of a commuter
    commuting.
  • noun a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

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corporate_finance

  • noun the financial activities of corporation

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federal

  • adjective satellite national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    • the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • federal courts
    • the federal highway program
    • federal property
  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.

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sesame

  • noun East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
    benne; benni; Sesamum indicum; benny.

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bootleg

  • noun whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
    moonshine; corn liquor.
  • noun the part of a boot above the instep

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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bureau

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; agency; authority; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
    chest; chest of drawers; dresser.

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sheltered_workshop

  • noun a workshop that offers jobs to members of the physically or developmentally disabled population

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closed

  • adjective not open or affording passage or access
    • the many closed streets made travel difficult
    • our neighbors peeped from behind closed curtains
  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close; shut.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window

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auction_off

  • verb sell at an auction
    auction; auctioneer.

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import

  • noun commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
    importation.
  • noun an imported person brought from a foreign country
    importee.
    • the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • they are descendants of indentured importees

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commercial_enterprise

  • noun an enterprise connected with commerce
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    business; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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commodity_brokerage

  • noun a brokerage firm dealing in commodities

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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food_market

  • noun a marketplace where groceries are sold
    grocery; market; grocery store.
    • the grocery store included a meat market

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line_of_business

  • noun a particular kind of product or merchandise
    line of merchandise; product line; line of products; business line; line.
    • a nice line of shoes
  • noun a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    field; field of operation.
    • they are outstanding in their field

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cold_storage

  • noun in a state of abeyance or postponement
  • noun refrigerated storage for preservation

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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bond_trading

  • noun trading in bonds (usually by a broker on the floor of an exchange)
    bond-trading activity.

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chemistry_lab

  • noun a laboratory for research in chemistry
    chemistry laboratory; chem lab.

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agential

  • adjective of or relating to an agent or agency

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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discount_business

  • noun the business of selling merchandise at a discount

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franchise

  • noun an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
  • noun a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    dealership.

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gasworks

  • noun the workplace where coal gas is manufactured

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convertible

  • noun a car that has top that can be folded or removed
  • noun a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
    convertible security.

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store

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    shop.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    fund; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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restaurant

  • noun a building where people go to eat
    eating place; eating house; eatery.

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trader

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    bargainer; monger; dealer.

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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foreign

  • adjective of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
    • foreign trade
    • a foreign office
  • adjective relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    strange.
    • foreign nations
    • a foreign accent
    • on business in a foreign city

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vendue

  • noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
    auction; auction sale.

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launderette

  • noun a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customers
    Laundromat.

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commercial_message

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial.

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bakehouse

  • noun a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
    bakery; bakeshop.

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contribution

  • noun the part played by a person in bringing about a result
    part; share.
    • I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project
    • they all did their share of the work
  • noun a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
    donation.

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teleselling

  • noun the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion and sales
    telecommerce; telemarketing.

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negotiation

  • noun a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    talks; dialogue.
    • the buyout negotiation lasted several days
    • they disagreed but kept an open dialogue
    • talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • noun the activity or business of negotiating an agreement; coming to terms

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brickyard

  • noun a place where bricks are made and sold
    brickfield.

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cooperator

  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; partner; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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chief_of_state

  • noun the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
    head of state.

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fast_track

  • noun a rapid means of achieving a goal
    • they saw independence as the fast track to democracy
    • he took a fast track to the top of the corporate ladder
    • the company went off the fast track when the stock market dropped

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loan

  • noun the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
  • noun a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
    loanword.

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treater

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    negotiator; negotiant.

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packaging

  • noun the business of packing
    • his business is packaging for transport
  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; promotion; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas

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news

  • noun information about recent and important events
    tidings; word; intelligence.
    • they awaited news of the outcome
  • noun information reported in a newspaper or news magazine
    • the news of my death was greatly exaggerated

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insurance_underwriter

  • noun a financial institution that sells insurance
    insurance company; insurer; underwriter; insurance firm.

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overpayment

  • noun a payment larger than needed or expected
  • noun the act of paying too much

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plugboard

  • noun telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
    patchboard; switchboard.

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fishery

  • noun a workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
    piscary.

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publishing

  • noun the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
    publication.
  • verb put into print
    print; publish.
    • The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce
    • These news should not be printed

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treaty

  • noun a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
    pact; accord.

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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placeholder

  • noun a person authorized to act for another
    proxy; procurator.
  • noun a symbol in a logical or mathematical expression that can be replaced by the name of any member of specified set

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mart

  • noun an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
    market place; marketplace; market.

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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secret

  • noun something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
    • the combination to the safe was a secret
    • he tried to keep his drinking a secret
  • noun information known only to a special group
    arcanum.
    • the secret of Cajun cooking

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self-insurance

  • noun insuring yourself by setting aside money to cover possible losses rather than by purchasing an insurance policy

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treat

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; dainty.
  • noun an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight

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hawking

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    vending; peddling; vendition.
  • noun English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)
    Stephen Hawking; Stephen William Hawking.

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collaborator

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    partner in crime; henchman; confederate.
  • noun someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
    collaborationist; quisling.

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brokerage_firm

  • noun a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    brokerage; securities firm.

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mercantilism

  • noun an economic system (Europe in 18th century) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
    mercantile system.
  • noun transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    commerce; commercialism.

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location

  • noun a point or extent in space
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; position; locating.

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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insurance_agent

  • noun an agent who sells insurance
    insurance broker; underwriter; general agent.

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dialogue

  • noun a conversation between two persons
    duologue; dialog.
  • noun the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
    dialog.

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shopping

  • noun searching for or buying goods or services
    • went shopping for a reliable plumber
    • does her shopping at the mall rather than down town
  • noun the commodities purchased from stores
    • she loaded her shopping into the car"women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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butchery

  • noun a building where animals are butchered
    abattoir; shambles; slaughterhouse.
  • noun the business of a butcher
    butchering.

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fund

  • noun a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
    monetary fund.
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    store; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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expenditure

  • noun money paid out; an amount spent
    spending; outlay; outgo.
  • noun the act of spending money for goods or services
    expending.

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representative

  • noun a person who represents others
  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    spokesperson; interpreter; voice.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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short_covering

  • noun the purchase of securities or commodities by a short seller to close out a short sale

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pig

  • noun domestic swine
    grunter; hog; squealer; Sus scrofa.
  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; slob.

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trafficker

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    vender; vendor; marketer; seller.

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soft_sell

  • noun suggestive or persuasive advertising

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commerce

  • noun transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    mercantilism; commercialism.
  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    Commerce Department; Department of Commerce; DoC.

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private_treaty

  • noun a sale of property at a price agreed on by the seller and buyer without an intervening agency

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pension_fund

  • noun a fund reserved to pay workers' pensions when they retire from service
    superannuation fund.
  • noun a financial institution that collects regular contributions from employers to provide retirement income for employees

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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technical

  • noun a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
  • noun (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
    technical foul.

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cultivator

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; raiser; grower; agriculturist.
  • noun a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)
    tiller.

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freight_agent

  • noun an employee of a freight carrier who directs the receipt and delivery of goods

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huckster

  • noun a seller of shoddy goods
    cheap-jack.
  • noun a person who writes radio or tv advertisements

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supply

  • noun an amount of something available for use
  • noun offering goods and services for sale

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auto_manufacturer

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    auto maker; automaker; car manufacturer; car maker; carmaker.

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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open_sesame

  • noun any very successful means of achieving a result
  • noun a magical command; used by Ali Baba

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vinery

  • noun a farm of grapevines where wine grapes are produced
    vineyard.

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resident

  • noun someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    occupier; occupant.
  • noun a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
    house physician; resident physician.
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

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expending

  • noun the act of spending money for goods or services
    expenditure.
  • verb use up, consume fully
    use; expend.
    • The legislature expended its time on school questions

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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program_trading

  • noun a trading technique involving large blocks of stock with trades triggered by computer programs

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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truck_farm

  • noun a farm where vegetables are grown for market
    truck garden.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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industrialisation

  • noun the development of industry on an extensive scale
    industrialization; industrial enterprise.

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serialisation

  • noun publication in serial form
    serialization.

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ransom

  • noun money demanded for the return of a captured person
    ransom money.
  • noun payment for the release of someone

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transactor

  • noun someone who conducts or carries on business or negotiations

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farmstead

  • noun the buildings and adjacent grounds of a farm
  • noun a farm together with its buildings
    farm-place; farmplace.

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bottler

  • noun a manufacturer that makes and bottles beverages

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meat-packing_business

  • noun wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)
    meatpacking; meat packing.

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blue_sky_law

  • noun a state law regulating the sale of securities in an attempt to control the sale of securities in fraudulent enterprises

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pig_farm

  • noun a farm where pigs are raised or kept
    piggery.

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pay

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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publishing_house

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing company; publishing firm.

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narcotraffic

  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    drug traffic; drug trafficking.

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jerry

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Krauthead; Kraut.

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butcher

  • noun a retailer of meat
    meatman.
  • noun a brutal indiscriminate murderer

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retailing

  • noun the activities involved in selling commodities directly to consumers
  • verb be sold at the retail level
    retail.
    • These gems retail at thousands of dollars each

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waterworks

  • noun a public utility that provides water
    water company.
  • noun workplace where water is stored and purified and distributed for a community

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sheltered

  • adjective satellite protected from danger or bad weather
    • a sheltered harbor
  • verb provide shelter for
    shelter.
    • After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people

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circularization

  • noun circulating printed notices as a means of advertising
    circularisation.

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telephone_exchange

  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    central; exchange.

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peddling

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    vending; hawking; vendition.
  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place
    monger; vend; pitch; peddle; hawk; huckster.

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realtor

  • noun a real estate agent who is a member of the National Association of Realtors

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automobile_insurance

  • noun insurance against loss due to theft or traffic accidents
    car insurance.

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slave

  • noun a person who is owned by someone
  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    hard worker; striver.

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car_maker

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    auto maker; automaker; car manufacturer; auto manufacturer; carmaker.

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amortization

  • noun the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
    amortisation.
  • noun payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers
    amortisation.

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sewage_farm

  • noun a farm that is irrigated and fertilized with raw sewage

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farmplace

  • noun a farm together with its buildings
    farm-place; farmstead.

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bourgeois

  • noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    businessperson.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    burgher.

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insure

  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    control; see to it; assure; see; ensure; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product
  • verb make certain of
    assure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!

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transaction

  • noun the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
    dealing; dealings.
    • no transactions are possible without him
    • he has always been honest is his dealings with me

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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emissary

  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    envoy.

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surrogate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; alternate.
  • noun a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
    deputy.

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salvation

  • noun (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
    redemption.
  • noun a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness
    • tourism was their economic salvation
    • they turned to individualism as their salvation

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ranch

  • noun farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
    spread; cattle farm; cattle ranch.
  • verb manage or run a ranch
    • Her husband is ranching in Arizona

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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telephone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; phone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun transmitting speech at a distance
    telephony.

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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chemistry

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemical science.
  • noun the chemical composition and properties of a substance or object
    • the chemistry of soil

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corporate

  • adjective of or belonging to a corporation
    • corporate rates
    • corporate structure
  • adjective satellite possessing or existing in bodily form
    corporal; bodied; incarnate; embodied.
    • what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare
    • an incarnate spirit
    • `corporate' is an archaic term

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defense_laboratory

  • noun a laboratory devoted to research and development for national defense

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wirehouse

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stake

  • noun (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    interest.
    • they have interests all over the world
    • a stake in the company's future
  • noun a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    post.
    • a pair of posts marked the goal
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

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circularisation

  • noun circulating printed notices as a means of advertising
    circularization.

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computer_business

  • noun a business that manufactures and sells computers

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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money

  • noun the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    • we tried to collect the money he owed us
  • noun wealth reckoned in terms of money
    • all his money is in real estate

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unitisation

  • noun (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units
    unitization; chunking.
  • noun the act of packaging cargo into unit loads
    unitization.

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nondiscretionary_trust

  • noun an investment trust that can buy only those securities listed when the trust was organized
    fixed investment trust.

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glassworks

  • noun a workplace where glass is made
  • noun an article of tableware made of glass
    glassware; glasswork.

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employee-owned_enterprise

  • noun a commercial enterprise owned by the people who work for it
    employee-owned business.

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fishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    sportfishing.
  • noun the occupation of catching fish for a living

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vender

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    trafficker; vendor; marketer; seller.

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head_of_state

  • noun the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
    chief of state.

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wage

  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    engage.
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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butchering

  • noun the business of a butcher
    butchery.
  • verb kill (animals) usually for food consumption
    slaughter; butcher.
    • They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter

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chop_shop

  • noun a place where stolen cars are disassembled for their parts

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tourism

  • noun the business of providing services to tourists
    touristry.
    • Tourism is a major business in Bermuda

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jerry-building

  • noun construction of inferior buildings for a quick profit

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sky

  • noun the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
  • verb throw or toss with a light motion
    toss; flip; pitch.
    • flip me the beachball
    • toss me newspaper

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desktop

  • noun the top of a desk
  • noun (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
    screen background; background.

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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land_agent

  • noun a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
    real estate agent; house agent; estate agent; real estate broker.
    • in England they call a real estate agent a land agent
  • noun a person who administers a landed estate

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insurance_broker

  • noun an agent who sells insurance
    insurance agent; underwriter; general agent.

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travel_agent

  • noun someone who sells or arranges trips or tours for customers

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pardner

  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; partner; cooperator.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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low_quality

  • noun an inferior quality
    inferiority.

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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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bio

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insider_trading

  • noun buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential

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vendor

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    trafficker; vender; marketer; seller.

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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assemblyman

  • noun someone who is a member of a legislative assembly

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copartnership

  • noun a partnership in which employees get a share of the profits in addition to their wages

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traffic

  • noun the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time
  • noun buying and selling; especially illicit trade

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forge

  • noun furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
  • noun a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
    smithy.

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business_enterprise

  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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service_agency

  • noun a business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves economy of scale
    service bureau; service firm.

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bookbindery

  • noun a bookbinder's workshop; a place for binding books

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wings

  • noun a means of flight or ascent
    • necessity lends wings to inspiration
  • noun stylized bird wings worn as an insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members

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fish_farm

  • noun a workplace (usually a pond) where fish are raised for food

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commercial-grade

  • adjective satellite of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior
    commercial.
    • commercial grade of beef
    • commercial oxalic acid

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life_assurance

  • noun insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies
    life insurance.
    • in England they call life insurance life assurance

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unitization

  • noun (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units
    unitisation; chunking.
  • noun the act of packaging cargo into unit loads
    unitisation.

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artist's_workroom

  • noun a studio especially for an artist or designer
    atelier.

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test_bed

  • noun a place equipped with instruments for testing (e.g. engines or machinery or computer programs etc.) under working conditions

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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employment_office

  • noun an agency that finds people to fill particular jobs or finds jobs for unemployed people
    employment agency.

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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trade-in

  • noun an item of property that is given in part payment for a new one

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wire_service

  • noun an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically
    press association; press agency; news organization; news agency; news organisation.

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works

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    plant; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun everything available; usually preceded by `the'
    whole caboodle; kit and boodle; whole kit and boodle; whole kit and caboodle; full treatment; whole works; whole kit; kit and caboodle; whole shebang.
    • we saw the whole shebang
    • a hotdog with the works
    • we took on the whole caboodle
    • for $10 you get the full treatment

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news_organisation

  • noun an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically
    press association; press agency; wire service; news organization; news agency.

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cheapjack

  • noun a peddler of inferior goods
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    shoddy; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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antique

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; old-timer; gaffer; oldtimer.
  • noun any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity

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special_agent

  • noun someone whose authority is limited to the special undertaking they have been instructed to perform

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arbitrage

  • noun a kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price
  • verb practice arbitrage, as in the stock market

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bait_and_switch

  • noun a deceptive way of selling that involves advertising a product at a very low price in order to attract customers who are then persuaded to switch to a more expensive product

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nafta

  • noun an agreement for free trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico; became effective in 1994 for ten years
    North American Free Trade Agreement.

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personal_representative

  • noun a person who manages the affairs of another

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car_manufacturer

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    auto maker; automaker; auto manufacturer; car maker; carmaker.

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business_organization

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern

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meatpacking

  • noun wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)
    meat-packing business; meat packing.

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hard_sell

  • noun forceful and insistent advertising

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captive

  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    prisoner.
  • noun an animal that is confined

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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export

  • noun commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
    exportation.
  • verb sell or transfer abroad
    • we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance

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expressage

  • noun rapid transport of goods
    express.

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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employment

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employ.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • noun the occupation for which you are paid
    work.
    • he is looking for employment
    • a lot of people are out of work

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washhouse

  • noun a building or outbuilding where laundry is done

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transport

  • noun something that serves as a means of transportation
    conveyance.
  • noun an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

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stepping_stone

  • noun a stone in a marsh or shallow water that can be stepped on in crossing
  • noun any means of advancement
    • the job was just a stepping stone on his way to fame and riches

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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operation

  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation
  • noun a business especially one run on a large scale
    • a large-scale farming operation
    • a multinational operation
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation
    • they had to consolidate their operations

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auto_maker

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    automaker; car manufacturer; auto manufacturer; car maker; carmaker.

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corn_exchange

  • noun an exchange where grains are bought and sold

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drill_site

  • noun workplace that is the site of a drill hole

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seller

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    trafficker; vender; vendor; marketer.

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physics_lab

  • noun a laboratory for research in physics
    physics laboratory.

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dealership

  • noun a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    franchise.

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air_transportation

  • noun transportation by air
    air transport.

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deficit

  • noun the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
    shortfall; shortage.
    • new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit
  • noun a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning
    • the people concerned have a deficit in verbal memory
    • they have serious linguistic deficits

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scalp

  • noun the skin that covers the top of the head
    • they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy
  • verb sell illegally, as on the black market

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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booking

  • noun employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
    engagement.
    • the play had bookings throughout the summer
  • noun the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)
    reservation.
    • wondered who had made the booking

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commercial_credit_company

  • noun a finance company that makes loans to manufacturers and wholesalers
    commercial finance company.

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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truckage

  • noun a fee charged for transporting goods by truckage
  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    hauling; trucking.

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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marketing

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    selling; merchandising.
  • noun the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service
    • most companies have a manager in charge of marketing

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corn

  • noun tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    maize; Indian corn; Zea mays.
  • noun the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

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broker

  • noun a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
    agent; factor.
  • verb act as a broker

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slaughter

  • noun the killing of animals (as for food)
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; thrashing; debacle; walloping.

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discount

  • noun the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
    deduction; price reduction.
  • noun interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
    bank discount; discount rate.

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corp

  • noun a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
    corporation.

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importation

  • noun the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
    importing.
  • noun commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
    import.

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brokerage

  • noun a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    securities firm; brokerage firm.
  • noun the business of a broker; charges a fee to arrange a contract between two parties

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hedge_fund

  • noun a flexible investment company for a small number of large investors (usually the minimum investment is $1 million); can use high-risk techniques (not allowed for mutual funds) such as short-selling and heavy leveraging
    hedgefund.

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